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North Dakota Oil Pipeline Disaster Spills Nearly 900,000 Gallons of Crude Oil

Blog by Cassady Sharp | October 10, 2013

Reported by Chicago Tribune A Tesoro Logistics LP pipeline has spilled more than 20,000 barrels of crude oil into a rural North Dakota field, the biggest leak in the state since it became a major U.S. producer. Tell President Obama … Continue...

Oil Spill Truth: The Water Column and the Sea Floor

Video | December 19, 2010 at 8:51

A research team from Texas A&M boarded the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise in October of 2010 to conduct studies in the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Rainer Amon, Cliff Nunnally, Sally Walker and Charles Folden sampled the water column and the sea floor of...

New Zealand’s oil disaster: Black swans and human errors

Blog by James Turner | October 13, 2011 2 comments

A couple of years ago, the writer Nassim Nicholas Taleb invented a new metaphor which describes what he calls low probability, high impact events – the Black Swan. For centuries this creature was not thought to exist, but then the...

The BP Oil Spill: One Year Later

Blog by Michelle Frey | April 20, 2011 4 comments

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. "I think the environmental impact of this disaster is likely to be very, very modest," claimed BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward...

Something is killing baby dolphins in the Gulf

Blog by John Hocevar | March 3, 2011 4 comments

Dead baby dolphins are currently washing up along the Gulf coast . But that hasn’t stopped the US government this week from issuing the first deep water drilling permit since the BP oil disaster. And they’re considering plans...

Looking back at 2010

Blog by Bill Richardson | December 21, 2010 11 comments

As we approach the end of 2010 and look back on our work this past year, it is heartening to see great progress in Greenpeace's efforts around the globe. Often our progress gets lost in the enormity of our cause, by the fact that we...

Oil Spill Truth: Under the Sand

Video | October 7, 2010 at 14:49

On a return trip to Horn Island off the MS coast, Dr. Rick Steiner and Greenpeace's Mark Floegel dig down into the sand of Horn Island to see how the clean-up is going on this National Seashore, 6 months after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Oil Spill Truth Snapshot: Deep Sea Coral, Video from the Sub

Video | October 21, 2010 at 19:28

A rare deep sea glimpse of the corals and other organisms living at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, close to the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Steve Ross, University of North Carolina Wilmington, and Sandra Brooke, Oregon Institute...

Oil Spill Truth: Georgia Hirsty Tells It Like it is

Video | October 5, 2010 at 13:48

Georgia's day job right now is splicing lines and chipping paint aboard the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico, but that's not all that's on her mind. We'll let her tell you.

Oil Spill Truth: Sub Study of Deep Sea Coral

Video | October 19, 2010 at 19:26

On the eve of the six-month anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, a submarine piloted by Greenpeace Oceans director John Hocevar is taking marine scientist Steve Ross of University of North Carolina Wilmington on a journey to the...

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