BP SPILL WAS A GREATER DISASTER THAN PUBLIC KNEW

A new study shows how BP and the Federal government dramatically understated the amount of oil and gas gushing into the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon exploded. The study, “Impacts, Perception, and Policy Implications of the Deepwater Horizon Oil and Gas Disaster” by MCBI’s Dr. Elliott Norse and SkyTruth’s John Amos, appears in … Continue reading BP SPILL WAS A GREATER DISASTER THAN PUBLIC KNEW

Britain sets up the world’s largest marine reserve

But biologists warn that international inaction is leaving oceans dangerously exposed to overfishing The Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean becomes “a no-take” zone from midnight Oct. 31,and is home to the endangered hawksbill turtle.Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images By: Jonathan OwenThe Independent, October 31, 2010 At midnight tonight, the world’s largest fully protected marine reserve … Continue reading Britain sets up the world’s largest marine reserve