A research team led by an environmental scientist at the University of California, Riverside has now found that ultraviolet light is changing the structure of the DWH oil components into something more toxic, further threatening numerous commercially and ecologically important fishes.
Astounding Video Of 26,000 Sea Turtles Nesting Highlights Losses Since BP Oil Spill, Say UAB Scientists
The world's most endangered sea turtle, the Kemp's Ridley, suffered a 34 percent decline in the number of nests laid in 2015 compared to the year before the BP oil spill, according to a new study authored by scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative funds 22 new research grantsFor release: 2:00 PM Eastern, November 13, 2015Contact: Robert Gropp, 202-628-1500 x 250, email@example.comRESTON, VA – The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Research Board announced today that it will award nearly $38 million to individuals and teams studying the effects of oil on the Gulf [...]
We are pleased to announce the promotion to vice president of two of our senior leaders. Kristen Yarincik is being promoted to Vice President and Director, Research and Education, and Mike Kelly to Vice President and Director, Ocean Observing.
After a lengthy court proceeding featuring dueling testimony from numerous geoscientists, a federal judge has ruled that petroleum giant BP spilled 3.19 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico