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WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has launched the Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife, made possible with proceeds from BP's share of net revenue from oil recovered from the Deepwater Horizon site.
These images, acquired on May 24, 2010 by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft, show the encroachment of oil from the former Deepwater Horizon rig into Louisiana's wildlife habitats.
Brown Pelicans and Other Species on the Brink as Oil Inundates Coastal Refuges WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Rachel Carson published Silent Spring in 1962, brown pelicans and other birds were among those in danger of extinction from the effects of pesticides like DDT.
Sites in AL, FL, LA, MS and TX Highlighted - "Special Places" in Grave Jeopardy Today; Potential Impacts Underscore the Steep Cost of America's Addiction to Oil. WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Padre Island National Seashore in Texas to the Everglades National Park in Florida, the 15 national parks, wildlife refuges and state parks in Gulf states most threatened by the ongoing BP oil blowout are identified in a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)...
By Anonymous Hurricane Gustav resulted in at least 33 oil spills, ranging from simple sheens to 8,000-gallon spills, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said today. Most of the oil spills were sheens, not slicks, so were of minimal wildlife concern, the agency said.
By Mark Prado, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Aug. 5--The endangered brown pelican, which faced extinction in California 50 years ago, is returning in record numbers to the Farallon Islands, according to the Point Reyes Bird Observatory.
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