BP oil keeps killing animals


This video says about itself:

6 June 2010 — Wildlife apocalypse along the Gulf of Mexico coast is fast becoming a reality. Pelicans are becoming trapped by the oil and dead birds and dolphins have been washing ashore, coated in the sludge. Government officials estimate that roughly 83 to 182 million litres of oil have leaked into the Gulf since the April 20 explosion.

From National Wildlife magazine in the USA:

Photo Slideshow: 6 Animals That Could Be Hurt by the Gulf Oil Spill

From seabirds to marine mammals, Gulf wildlife could be affected by the oil for years to come.

05-06-2010 // NW Staff

With a sunken BP oil rig gushing thousands of barrels of oil each day into the Gulf of Mexico, the battered Gulf Coast region—still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina—is bracing for ecological catastrophe. Here are just a few of the ways Gulf wildlife could feel the effects of the spill for months, years or even decades.

Read more about how wildlife could suffer from the spill and learn what you can do to help.

The six animals in the slideshow are the brown pelican, sea turtle, manatee, reddish egret, bottlenose dolphin, and snowy plover.

NOAA: Undersea oil plumes spreading throughout Gulf: here. And here.

Exxon Valdez Lawyer: Louisianans, ‘To Use A Legal Term,’ Are ‘Just F–ked’: here.

Brother of Killed Oil Rig Worker: BP Never Called: here.

Rig survivors: BP ordered shortcut on day of blast: here.

Poll: Voters Want Energy Reform, More Regulation In Wake Of Gulf Coast Spill: here.

BP purchasing prime location on leading search engine sites: here.

BP’s latest PR ploy: Buying Google terms, including “oil spill,” so that their website shows up first: here.

Memo to President: Do Not Trust BP | The Nation: here.

Senators Intro Bill to Give Oil Spill Panel Power of Subpoena: here.

Salazar declares shallow water drilling “safe,” lifts drilling injunction, despite oil spill: here.

Make sure Big Oil pays the full cost for damaging our natural world, especially our oceans: here.

On World Oceans Day Vancouver Aquarium Asks if the BP Spill Can Occur in the Arctic: here.

Oil plumes spreading under Gulf “like ash from a volcano”: here.

Oill spill plumes extend 140 miles from well site: here.

Coast Guard Probes Another Possible Oil Spill In The Gulf: here.

Concerns grow about safety of Gulf seafood — prices rise: here.

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