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‘Deepwater Horizon’ review: Surprisingly suspenseful

More than half a decade ago, a BP-operated oil rig spilled 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, marking the largest spill of its kind in history and an environmental disaster of epic proportions. Now, six years later, the explosion that caused the spill has been immortalized on the...
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One year after the oil started

Biology / Marine Biology : Deep-Sea News

One year ago today, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, killing 11 workers and causing oil to gush into the Gulf of Mexico for three months. Nearly 5 million barrels of oil were spilled, making the Deepwater Horizon catastr...

Five years later: Deepwater Horizon disaster leaves oil and dispersants lingering in the Gulf

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat

As we mark the fifth anniversary of the explosion that rocked the Deepwater Horizon rig, claiming 11 lives and sparking a 87 day-long, 200 million gallon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, studies continue to reveal the devastating im...

What’s worse than an oil spill? (video)

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification

A year ago, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, gushing nearly five million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico before it was finally capped three months later. It was by most accounts a disaster. But when it comes to wr...

A Year Since the Spill, the Push to Drill Continues

Biology / Marine Biology : The Beacon

Oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. © Oceana/Carlos Suarez One year ago today, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 rig workers and triggering the largest accidental oil spill in history. When all was...

New movie "Deepwater Horizon" highlights threat of offshore oil drilling

Lifestyle / Green Living : Huffington Post: Green Blog

Six years ago, the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and sank into the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and spewing more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf. With the theatrical release today of the film "Deepwater H...

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