26 October 2011.
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology in the USA says about this video:
Louisiana’s barrier islands provide critical and unique habitat for a range of migrant and wintering bird species. Shorebirds in particular utilize a variety of specialized feeding techniques to harvest their own favored types of prey.
Louisiana’s barrier islands are rapidly disappearing.
Discover more about the issues at: http://birds.cornell.edu/spill
Explore coastal restoration efforts at:
In Pictures: The fishing industry in the Gulf of Mexico is still feeling the effects of the BP oil spill: here.
Oil Spills Are Forever: BP Gets Slap on the Wrist for Oil Disaster (Part Two). Britney Schultz, Truthout: “In early October, BP and its contractors Transocean and Halliburton, were cited by the Interior Department for their negligence in the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf last year…. However, the citation for BP appears to be more of a warning measure, as Michael Bromwich, head of the BSEE, also said that it wouldn’t be appropriate to completely ban BP from offshore drilling”: here.
The Obama administration has allowed BP to start new deep-sea oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico: here.