Posted on 17 January 2011 by editor
Cherri Foytlin, co-founder of Gulf Change, at a rally at the state capital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October 2010. Credit:Erika Blumenfeld
By Dahr Jamail
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, Jan 14, 2011 (IPS) – In an emotionally charged meeting this week sponsored by the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, fishermen, Gulf residents and community leaders vented their increasingly grave concerns about the widespread health issues brought on by the three-month-long disaster.
Posted on 08 November 2010 by admin
Pinguim de penacho amarelo no Parque de Isla Ping√ľino, Argentina. Cr√©dito: Cortesia da Administra√ß√£o de Parques Nacionais da Argentina.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, 8 de novembro, (IPS/TerraViva) – (Tierram√©rica).- A espetacular amplia√ß√£o das √°guas patag√īnias protegidas pela Argentina n√£o chega a cobrir nem 2% do mar que este pa√≠s possui.
Posted on 01 November 2010 by admin
Louisiana fishers, seafood distributors, oil-field workers, conservationists and concerned citizens rally in Baton Rouge on Oct. 30. Credit:Erika Blumenfeld/IPS.
By Dahr Jamail
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, Nov 1, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Gulf coast fishers, conservationists, seafood distributors and oil workers rallied here at Louisiana’s capital over the weekend to demand that oil giant BP be held accountable for the “ongoing” use of toxic dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico.