I mean what could be better than learning about something new from a great visual?? This is a cool ocean infographic sent to deoilit.com from Caroline Jenkins, thanks for sharing with us Caroline! See the full infographic here- http://www.mastersdegree.net/explore-the-ocean/
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Part III of a multi-part series originally published on Ecology.com. By Betsy Crowfoot Even as St. Eustatius (Statia) was putting the final touches on its Spatial Development Plan last spring, NuStar Energy LLP was forging ahead with preparations for a second oil terminal on the small central-Caribbean Island. Already the Fortune 500 company has more […]
Part II of a multi-part series, published at Ecology.com By Betsy Crowfoot ORANJESTAD, SE – Kenneth Cuvalay, Coordinator of the St. Eustatius Awareness and Development (SEAD) Movement, sat at a restaurant along St. Eustatius’ (Statia) historic waterfront with several opponents of NuStar Energy’s proposed oil terminal expansion. The informal gathering took place at a spot where […]
Originally published on Outside.com In the aftermath of the Big Leak, the author wrangles a skipper, a conservationist, and the real Forrest Gump to hoist canvas and sail into the mess that is the Gulf of Mexico. But here’s the crazy part: While stewing in America’s worst environmental disaster, he has a hulluva lot of […]
Risky but rewarding: deepwater drilling in Gulf is thriving 18 months after BP spill By Jonathan Fahey, AP Energy Writer ALAMINOS CANYON BLOCK 857, GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — Two hundred miles off the coast of Texas, ribbons of pipe are reaching for oil and natural gas deeper below the ocean’s surface than ever before. These […]
Tarnish on the Golden Rock: Will the Tiny Caribbean Isle of St. Eustatius Surrender to Oil Multinationals?
Part I of a multi-part series originally published on Ecology.com. St. Eustatius (“Statia”) is a charming, diminutive tropical island lapped by the Atlantic on the east and the Caribbean on the west; equidistant between North and South America – a central location which provided Statia its early prominence as an 18th century hub for shipping and […]
Originally published on CNN. By Shasta Darlington, CNN Sao Paulo, Brazil (CNN) — Oil from a small leak in Brazilian waters — the second in less than two months — has reached the shores of Rio de Janeiro state, environmental authorities said.
Originally published by the Los Angeles Times. In the years leading up to last year’s Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the petroleum industry and federal regulators put exploration and production first, according to an independent report.