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2011-04-10 06:49:05

Scientists are baffled by the continuing numbers of dead baby bottlenose dolphins washing up on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico.

2011-04-08 08:47:17

It's been about a year since the devastating oil spill happened in the Gulf waters of the United States.

2011-04-07 14:11:21

Dr. Howard Osofsky, Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine, is an author of a review article published in the April 7, 2011 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine that urgently calls for the development of protocols to deal with the health effects of disasters – before the next one occurs.

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2011-03-31 13:50:00

The USGS reports that coral living at the site of the busted BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is 2,000-year-old.

2011-03-24 15:01:00

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Canada, March 24 /PRNewswire/ - Rutter Inc. (TSX: RUT), today is announcing an order for its Oil Spill Response Radar (OSSR) with a total value of just under $USD 1,000,000.

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2011-03-11 07:31:54

In a study published in the journal Science this week, the team of researchers discovered a new mechanism by which the crude oil traveled from the sea surface to the atmosphere.

2011-03-10 16:40:00

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of environmental, economic, and social equity organizations today celebrated the news that Reps.

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2011-03-04 19:15:00

Marine scientists are debating whether the 80-plus dead bottlenose dolphins that have washed up along the Gulf Coast since January died from last year's oil spill or of a winter cold snap.

2011-02-18 21:39:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Black Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Harry C.

2011-02-18 12:33:30

The psychological effects of the BP oil spill, the largest recorded environmental disaster in human history, extend far beyond people living around the areas of the Gulf of Mexico that were directly impacted by the spill, a new study finds.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.