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GreenspaceAnimal activist and author Karen Dawn makes a point of having turkey for dinner every Thanksgiving, but the birds are at the table, not on it. For the fourth year in a row, Dawn, the author of the book Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat...
KIAHExxon announced a major oil discovery in the Gulf of Mexico, the biggest in nearly a decade. Estimated to produce 700-million barrels of oil, this well which is located 225 miles south of New Orleans is causing a lot of excitement in the industry....
Tags: BP Plc, Petroleum Industry
GreenspaceThe Obama administration is reorganizing the agencies responsible for overseeing domestic offshore oil and gas exploration....
GreenspaceResearch released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has concluded that weeks of burning off oil from last summer's BP spill released more than 1 million tons of carbon into the atmosphere....
Nation NowA year and a half after the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the administrator of BP’s $20-billion restitution fund told Congress Thursday that he has has paid out about $5.5 billion to more than 213,000 victims of the nation’s worst offshore...
GreenspaceGulf Wild system: A trade association of Gulf fishermen is tagging and credentialing each of the fish its members pull from the water. IThe Gulf Wild system is in response to deepening concerns about seafood mislabeling and the safety of fish caught in...
Nation NowCongressional Republican leaders are drafting legislation that would steer money from new offshore energy production into highway construction....
GreenspaceThe 1,700-mile pipeline would carry oil extracted from Canada's tar sands to the Gulf of Mexico, crossing plains states and the enormous Ogallala aquifer. It has been the target of increased protest and opposition from environmentalists and residents of...
GreenspaceThe flood waters racing down the Mississippi River are forecast to create the largest low-oxygen dead zone on record, according to government and university scientists. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts the deadly low-oxygen...
GreenspaceBP, Transocean and Halliburton all violated federal safety regulations leading up to last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal investigation concluded, in findings that could be crucial for the Justice Department investigation and numerous...
Orlando SentinelTradeWinds Island Grand Resort opened a water park March 17 that floats 60 feet off the shoreline in the Gulf of Mexico. The St. Pete Beach resort created Splash Island Water Park, a 15,750-square-foot inflatable "floating playground" for its guests...
You can only stare at the water for so long. That's the reason, on my recent Anna Maria Island road trip, I took advantage of the unlimited mileage on the rental car to venture off the lovely gulf barrier island to the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota....
Tags: Trips and Vacations, Tampa
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