Famed wildlife photographer Joel Sartore — who is covering the Gulf oil disaster for National Geographic — talks with Defenders of Wildlife about the true cost of the Gulf oil disaster and our continued reliance on oil.
A federal district court of Louisiana decided today to lift the six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling imposed by President Obama in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
World-famous wildlife biologist and Defenders of Wildlife board member Jeff Corwin reflects on the tragic impact that the Gulf oil disaster has had on wildlife… and why there’s reason for hope.
Oil threatens coral in a variety of ways, from smothering the tiny animals, to impairing reproduction. And when corals suffer, the whole ecosystem that relies upon them does as well.
This week has been busy for President Obama, who headed down to the Gulf of Mexico, addressed an expectant nation on oil spill recovery and dealt with BP accountability.