Cleanup and wildlife rescue operations are underway on the shore as the massive oil leak spreads toward sensitive coastal wetlands along the Gulf Coast. Judy Woodruff speaks with Sylvia Earle, National Geographic's explorer-in-residence, about the disaster's effects on the fragile…
As high winds and waves push oil towards the shores of several states, Jeffrey Brown talks to Robert Twilley, professor of oceanography and coastal science at Louisiana State University about efforts to mitigate the environmental damage.
Some of the most common grassland birds in Illinois, including the meadowlark, are decreasing in numbers. Correspondent Elizabeth Brackett of WTTW-Chicago reports on efforts to restore and preserve their prairie habitat.
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