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BP Gulf Oil Disaster Further Choked Long-Attacked Wetlands
New study reveals BP oil doubled erosion rates in parts of Louisiana marshes, already being lost at alarming rate
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Bipartisanship Easy to Find When it Comes to War on Iran
The most liberal and conservative senators join together to demand a harder line, and more threats, against Iran
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BP is an Enemy of Academic Freedom: Scientists
BP successfully subpoena's scientists' emails; will take scientific evidence 'out of context'
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Protest Is Coming to the London Olympics
To be in London, two months before the 2012 Summer Olympics, is to feel a bit like a fish in an aquarium, with people constantly poking at the glass. Cameras adorn nearly every street corner and police vehicles are more prevalent than double-decker buses. It’s easy to understand why many are saying...
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Going For the Greenwash Gold: BP, Dow, Rio Tinto
With organizers of this summer's London Olympics boasting of " the greenest Games ever, UK activists point out that three major sponsors - Dow, BP and mining giant Rio Tinto - have some of the worst environmental records on the planet. Their campaign features three short, powerful videos to help...
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The Drone-Happy President: Obama Escalates in Yemen – Again
Ten days ago, I wrote about a request made by CIA Director David Petraeus to expand the drone war in Yemen in accordance with the following, as expressed by the first paragraph of The Washington Post article reporting it: At the time, I wrote that “it’s unclear whether Obama will approve Petraeus’...
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Arrest of BP Engineer Beginning or End of Gulf Disaster Criminal Liability?
Former BP engineer charged with destroying evidence in Gulf oil spill
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Deepwater Drilling in Gulf 'Back With a Vengeance'
Despite the ongoing environmental and public health disasters left in the wake of BP's Deepwater Horizon "oilpocalypse" two years ago, deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is "back with a vengeance." "We are seeing deep-water drilling coming back with a vengeance in the Gulf," said Dr. RV...
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Occupy Earth Day
Earth is melting down like a nuclear reactor. At current rates of warming, Arctic sea ice will melt away by 2030. According to the UN's environmental program, countries' current greenhouse gas emissions pledges for the year 2020 would put them on par with current global levels, not enough to...
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"Making It Right" After BP Oil Disaster Is Up to Us - Not BP
Grand Isle, Louisiana. When I returned to Cordova, Alaska, in December 2010 after my first six-month stint in the Gulf coast communities impacted by the BP oil disaster, fishermen greeted me wryly. "See you found your way home." Fishermen were interested in stories because even then, twenty-one...
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