This year, more sea turtles and dolphins have been turning up dead on Florida beaches. Is oil the culprit? A network of Gulf Coast broadcasters reports on post-Deepwater life in the region.
Need to Know revisits a report about the erosion of the wetlands along the Louisiana coastline — New Orleans’ natural buffer against hurricanes.
Having second thoughts about that shrimp kebab or grouper sandwich? Alison Stewart tells you what you need to know about eating seafood from the Gulf.
The state attorney general has charged BP with the “unlawful” release of toxic chemicals at its refinery in Texas City. The incident took place just two weeks before the start of the Gulf oil spill.
Americans use to believe they had control over nature. But as Naomi Klein explains, the Gulf oil spill and its aftermath have shattered that dangerous myth.
By Nicole Allan A TED-affiliated conference in Washington, D.C., on Monday attracted a who’s who of the environmental and scientific worlds to address the oil spill. In true TED fashion, talks were brief and ranged from scientific breakdowns of the chemistry of oil in water to the performance of a piece of postmodern music inspired [...]
How serious are the short- and long-term health risks for clean-up workers? Need to Know talks to BP, leading scientists and Louisiana state health officials to find answers.
Need to Know spoke with George Jackson, a fisherman in Hopedale, La., who has complained of burning eyes and dizziness
A BP engineer talked to Need to Know about the devastating impact of the spill.