The same groups who denied the link between cancer and smoking and deny the link between carbon pollution and global warming are now being enlisted to deny the impacts of the Gulf oil disaster. Read more
Gulf oil disaster
Top 10 Unsung Heroes of 2010′s Gulf Oil Disaster
TIME magazine recently named the Gulf oil disaster as America’s biggest news story of 2010. While the National Wildlife Federation will continue working to focus attention on the disaster and … Read more
NWF Calls DOJ Oil Disaster Lawsuit “A Key Part Of the Solution”
Today the U.S. Department of Justice sued BP and eight other companies over the Gulf oil disaster: The Obama administration’s lawsuit asks that the companies be held liable without limitation … Read more
Are Red Crabs the Latest Victims of the Gulf Oil Disaster?
Life under 3,000 feet of sea water is tough enough. More than 1,300 pounds per square inch of pressure squeeze you. Water temperatures of 41°-45° F keep you freshly chilled. … Read more
Removing Oil From Marshes Not Without Risk
Since the start of the Gulf oil disaster, the emergence of oil into the marshes of Louisiana has been one of the most pressing environmental concerns. Currents and high tides … Read more
“Sand Sharks” Take on Gulf Coast’s Oiled Beaches
NWF’s John Hammond visited Orange Beach, AL to get a first-hand look at cleaning operations. Watch what he found: Read more
Are Louisiana Fish Kills Related to Gulf Oil Disaster?
With millions of gallons of oil & dispersants entering the Gulf during the summer, many question whether they could have played a role in the kills. Read more
Questions Remain: How will the oil disaster affect the Gulf’s food web?
While the flow of oil from the Deepwater Horizon has come to an end, millions of gallons of degraded oil and chemicals have the potential to wreak havoc on the … Read more
Gulf Oil Spill Symposium Scientists Build Research Framework to Guide Gulf Restoration
NOTE: this is the third post from the Gulf Oil Spill Symposium. Also see Symposium Looks to Alert Policy Makers to Impacts from Gulf Oil Disaster and Work Groups Begin … Read more
Coral Damage: How Long Will Gulf Oil Disaster Impacts Linger?
“Decades and decades – if not hundreds of years.” That’s how long it could take coral affected by the Gulf oil disaster to recover, according to NWF Senior Scientist Doug Inkley. Read more