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Looking Back At The Gulf Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Three Years Ago Today
2013-04-20 07:36:30

It has been three years since we caught word an explosion took place on an oil rig off the Gulf coast, kickstarting the worst offshore oil spill in US history.

Gulf Of Mexico Bacteria Found To Break Down And Consume Crude Oil
2013-04-09 09:49:28

When it happened in 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill released 210 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and was described as one of the greatest manmade ecological disasters to ever impact the Gulf.

First Two-Headed Bull Shark Discovered
2013-03-26 09:36:17

According to a report in the Journal of Fish Biology, American marine biologists discovered the first ever two-headed bull shark last year in the Gulf of Mexico.

2013-03-09 23:19:00

ClaimsComp is building awareness about the BP Deepwater Horizon settlement, which was finalized on December 21, 2012, in a Louisiana federal court.

Arctic Ocean Oil Spill Guidelines Not Good Enough, According To Greenpeace
2013-02-05 16:30:04

A 21-page document aiming to help with oil spill plans in the Arctic Ocean is apparently not good enough, according to environmentalists, who add the guidelines are vague and do not define corporate liability over such accidents.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.