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After Oil Spills, Hidden Damage Can Last for Years: NYTimes Environment

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Paul Stamets Discusses Bioremediation and the BP Spill

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Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Cold Seeps in Path of BP Oil Disaster

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Human Fail

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NASA Captures First Photos of Massive ‘Arm’ of Oil Slick (Hundreds of Miles Long): Treehugger

Read the article here. Photos taken by NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite satellite on May 17th and released today show that the BP oil spill has a massive ‘arm’ that is spreading out in the … Continue reading

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Louisiana Wetlands Blanketed With BP Crude Oil, Video: Huffington Post

Read the post and see two videos here.

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Live Feed of Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Video

Provided by BP, and seen here: A live video feed that shows the oil gushing from the damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico is now available online. Congressman Ed Markey of Massachusetts pushed BP to make the video public.

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U.N. Reports Eco-Systems at ‘Tipping Point’: CNN

CNN reported today: The world’s eco-systems are at risk of “rapid degradation and collapse” according to a new United Nations report. The third Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-3) published by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) warns that unless “swift, radical … Continue reading

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NYTimes Graphics: Spill’s Effects Underwater

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Earth Day: Deepwater Rig in Gulf of Mexico Leaking 42,000 Gallons of Oil per Day

Photo from Boston Globe’s Earth Day 2010 Slideshow.

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Moveon.org to Credit Card Bosses: “Stop Taking a Cut of Charitable Contributions”

The Moveon.org website published a request to say that: A compiled petition with your individual comment will be presented to the CEOs of Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover (…) and asks if the user will: (…) sign our petition … Continue reading

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Haiti Earthquake Online Timeline

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Fall Ache

An ache turning twinge and sudden emptiness forming a hot heart burning, and releases scorched earth policy in ways of words said aloud or words quiet, just thought that a life is suffering and churlish and yet somehow we find … Continue reading

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Literally Speaking: Transform problems instead of burying them

The old-century question still looms: where to “throw away” all this “waste?” Scenario one, the old method:  Dump industrial boat-loads of agriculture waste into the ocean, slowing the decomposition rate of the waste in the dark, cold, oxygen-deprived underwater environment. … Continue reading

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