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Oil Found in Gulf Beach Sand, Even After Cleanups

Oil Found in Gulf Beach Sand, Even After Cleanups

Oil patties and tarballs were discovered as deep as 2 feet (0.6 meter) beneath beaches, the deepest oil yet found by a team of coastal geologists, that’s been studying the effects of the oil spill on Gulf beaches since early May.

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PSDS: Louisiana Oil Spill Aerial View, Flight 3

PSDS: Louisiana Oil Spill Aerial View, Flight 3

Latest images taken by Scientists at the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines.

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Mangrove forests in worldwide decline

Mangrove forests in worldwide decline

The first ever assessment of mangrove species by the IUCN Red List found 11 out of 70 mangrove species threatened with extinction.

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BP spill hits a somber record as Gulf’s biggest

BP spill hits a somber record as Gulf’s biggest

The BP spill is the largest spill ever recorded offshore during peacetime. Measuring the spill helps scientists figure out where the missing oil is.

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70,000 turtle eggs to be whisked far from oil

70,000 turtle eggs to be whisked far from oil

An effort to scoop thousands of turtle eggs from their nests to save them from death in the oily Gulf of Mexico will begin in the coming weeks in a desperate attempt to keep an entire generation of threatened species from vanishing.

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Goleta Beach, California; By Claire Le Guern

An ongoing problem concerning Goleta Beach is coastal erosion; sand and sediment is constantly being washed away and the beach is narrowing.

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Mired, East Long Island; By Dalton Portella

Mired, East Long Island; By Dalton Portella

Mired is an image by Dalton Portella from the No Picnic Series.

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criminal penalties when entering oil cleanup ‘safety zone’

criminal penalties when entering oil cleanup ‘safety zone’

News reporting is being criminalized under thinly veiled excuses. The total effect of all these restrictions is harming the public’s right to know.

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UK backing loans for ‘risky’ offshore oil drilling in Brazil

UK backing loans for ‘risky’ offshore oil drilling in Brazil

The British government is subsidising one of the world’s largest and riskiest oil-drilling projects in the Atlantic Ocean.

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