Coastal Care

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Category: Gulf Oil Catastrophe

PSDS: Gulf Spill Recon Flight

PSDS: Gulf Spill Recon Flight

Latest images from May 18th courtesy of WCU Program For the Study of Developed Shorelines.

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BP Ordered to Use Less Toxic Chemicals in Oil Cleanup

BP Ordered to Use Less Toxic Chemicals in Oil Cleanup

The Environmental Protection Agency has ordered BP to use a less toxic chemical dispersants to break up the oil spill.

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As Oil Begins Clogging Marshes, BP Admits Leak Bigger Than It Said

As Oil Begins Clogging Marshes, BP Admits Leak Bigger Than It Said

BP conceded today that more oil than it estimated is gushing into the Gulf of Mexico as heavy crude washed into Louisiana’s wetlands for the first time, feeding worries and uncertainty about the massive month-long spill.

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BP hopes to siphon up to half of oil in Gulf

BP hopes to siphon up to half of oil in Gulf

BP said Monday it hopes to siphon as much as half of the oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico. Meanwhile, scientists said they were concerned about the ooze reaching a major ocean current that could carry it through the Florida Keys.

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Gulf oil spill: real disaster beneath the surface

Gulf oil spill: real disaster beneath the surface

New research suggests that huge plumes of oil might be spread at all levels of the water column, showing how much scientists don’t yet know about the complex Gulf oil spill.

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Gulf oil spill: Setback for untested containment dome

Gulf oil spill: Setback for untested containment dome

BP officials said Saturday afternoon that they have encountered a setback in deploying a 100-ton containment dome over the massive Gulf of Mexico oil leak.

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Gulf Coast Flight / PSDS Coverage

Gulf Coast Flight / PSDS Coverage

275 images have been uploaded along with a Google Earth file showing the location of each image along with a GPS log of our flight.

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Gulf Oil Spill / PSDS Coverage

Gulf Oil Spill / PSDS Coverage

Preliminary imagery from The Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines flight along the Gulf Coast today showing preparations for the oil spill in the Gulf.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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