Marine biologist and Greenpeace Oceans Campaign Director John Hocevar assesses the heavy crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead, penetrating the wetland grasses on an island in Bay Batiste. The grass will die as a result and erosion of the low lying island will be accelerated. The BP leased Deepwater Horizon oil platform exploded April 20 and sank after burning, leaking record amounts of crude oil from the broken pipeline into the sea.

Image | January 24, 2011

Marine biologist and Greenpeace Oceans Campaign Director John Hocevar assesses the heavy crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead, penetrating the wetland grasses on an island in Bay Batiste. The grass will die as a result and erosion of the low lying island will be accelerated. The BP leased Deepwater Horizon oil platform exploded April 20 and sank after burning, leaking record amounts of crude oil from the broken pipeline into the sea.

The latest updates

Show thumb view  

The United States of Oil Spills (25th Anniversary of Exxon Valdez)

Video | March 21, 2014 at 9:06

How many oil spills will it take, America?

What We Do: Protecting Ancient Forests

Video | March 6, 2014 at 9:45

Join campaigner Rolf Skar on a walk through Muir Woods and a tour of Greenpeace's Forest Campaign. With your help, our goal of zero deforestation worldwide is within reach.

What We Do: Stopping Climate Change

Video | March 6, 2014 at 9:43

Look to the future with Director of Energy Campaigns Gabe Wisniewski. Together we can take on big energy companies, make the switch to renewables, and stop climate change.

What we do: Oceans

Video | March 6, 2014 at 9:41

Dive into Greenpeace's Oceans campaign and learn how you can help us stop overfishing, end commercial whaling, and create worldwide marine reserves - including the Bering Sea.

1 - 5 of 1341 results.