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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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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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Wildlife at Risk from Gulf of Mexico Spill : NYTimes Graphic

The oil spill from a deepwater well is threatening various birds and marine mammals along the Louisiana coast. The National Audubon Society has identified some of the most vulnerable birds. About 210,000 feet of protective boom has been laid.

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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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Organic Agriculture in Cuba’s Capital: San Francisco Bay View

We are looking at the end of (relatively) cheap oil, food and transportation, crises that have already had a devastating impact on Third World nations and communities of color. These issues hit Cuba a stunning blow in the early 1990s, … Continue reading

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A Growing Disaster: NYTimes Op-Ed

RUSSELL HARDING, in an Op-Ed published in yesterday’s NYTimes, explains the growing disaster behind growing corn for ethanol: (…) Ethanol prices trend higher and lower along with the price of gasoline, yet the cost of producing ethanol tends to rise … Continue reading

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China Making Worlds Largest Wind Power Industry

DUNHUANG, CHINA:  The NYTimes reported today that: (…) Beijing is starting to change how this country generates energy. Although coal remains the biggest energy source and is almost certain to stay that way, the rise of renewable energy, especially wind … Continue reading

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Green Collar Heroes: The Root

Ambessa and Zakiya Harris, Grind for the Green Green Collar Heroes, a slide-show in recognition of excellent work, featured at the Root: “The green movement is about more than celebrities driving hybrid cars and building green homes. It’s about everyday … Continue reading

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