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Hundreds of species of plants and animals have been waiting literally decades to even be considered for protection under the Endangered Species Act. Thankfully, that's about to change.
Research suggests the use of chemical dispersants hinders oceanic microbes responsible for natural cleanup
Harness marine life to save marine life
Advanced ocean science tech helps researchers study the spill
Scientists have yet to agree on the scope of the disaster
Reporting from the Gulf, an offshore oil rig worker finds mundanity, a complacent obsession with safety, and the doom beneath it all
The massive plume scientists announced last week might already be gone
A new study discovered illness and birth defects among Gulf Coast fish nearly 16 months after the BP explosion.
Fish that were exposed to oil when they were young will be unlikely to survive to reproduce.
Just implement a nice kill-switch, then everything'll be fine
Doctors report surprising substance found during operation
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9/11 fanned fears of more terror attacks by air. But our 95,000 miles of coast may be much more permeable. Here's the new defense strategy.
We spent twenty-four hours on a Greenpeace boat in the Gulf of Mexico looking for oil and dispersant among marine life. On the six-month anniversary of the leak, we report back