Tag: deepwater horizon
Terence Newton – How was our entire world and culture so thoroughly dominated by the oil industry in just over 150 years?
Nicholas St. Fleur, Mongabay Waking Times The catastrophic explosion that spewed some five million barrels of oil deep into the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010 will take a heavy toll in the ocean’s lowest layers for years to come. That’s the stark conclusion of seafloor research conducted six months after the Deepwater Horizon oil […]
Lisa Garber Waking Times Years since the initial catastrophe, the fishing community is still suffering from the effects of the BP oil spill. “It’s getting worse and worse every year,” says Dean Blanchard, owner of Dean Blanchard Seafood on Grand Isle. Fishermen’s Livelihood at Risk Though many fishing seasons have reopened since 2011, many seafood docks […]
Disease-ridden Fish, Eyeless Shrimp, Mutated Sea Life, and Fish Plagued with Oozing Lesions, Gashes, Parasites, Ulcers and Strange Black Stains.
Sounds like a bad science fiction film right?
However, when the ROV explored another area 11 kilometers to the south west of the spill site, the team was surprised to discover numerous coral communities covered in a brown flocculent material and showing signs of tissue damage.