After an exhaustive historical investigation into the barrels of DDT waste reportedly dumped decades ago near Catalina Island, federal regulators concluded that the toxic pollution in the deep ocean could be far worse — and far more sweeping — than what scientists anticipated.
…St. Croix, a majority Black community in the Caribbean, is weighing its economic future against the health and environmental impacts of betting big on oil.
Crews are continuing a cleanup operation from an oil spill that affected a significant stretch of coastline in Delaware and Maryland.
The Norwegian Constitution declares that all citizens have the right to a healthy environment. But Norway’s economy is built around an oil and gas industry that accounts for more than half of national exports.
The Japanese ship operator of the tanker that leaked over 1,000 tons of oil off the coast of Mauritius in July has pledged $9 million toward clean-up efforts. The oil spill has damaged mangroves and coral reefs.
The Interior Department is opening up the entire Coastal Plain of the refuge to polluters—at the expense of Indigenous peoples’ traditional ways of life, numerous wildlife species, and the climate.
A ship that has leaked more than 1,000 tonnes of oil in pristine waters off the coast of Mauritius has split in two.
The ship that leaked oil into pristine Mauritian waters could break in two. That would be an environmental catastrophe
A stricken ship off the coast of Mauritius which has already leaked about 1,000 metric tons of oil into a pristine Indian Ocean lagoon could be about to break in two, experts fear — spelling disaster for the ecologically rich area.
The island nation of Mauritius has declared a “state of environmental emergency” after a vessel offshore began leaking oil into the ocean.