The true-story retelling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill hits theaters September 30th.
On April 20, 2010, one of the world’s largest man-made disasters occurred on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 people. This new film “honors the brave men and women whose heroism saved many onboard.” Directed by Peter Berg and starring Mark Wahlberg, Deepwater Horizon shows what happened when the drilling rig exploded, […]
Boaters in the Gulf of Mexico captured video of a rare and unexpected sight
“ It is time that Shell be held accountable for the damages it has done on our communities and environment,” says Monique Verdin, an indigenous resident of the Louisiana coast and member-elect of the United Houma Nation Council. Verdin...Show More Summary
VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) — A total of six men were killed early Sunday in shootings at two nightclubs in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, authorities said. The state prosecutor’s office said three gunmen opened fire from the deejay’s booth at four men sitting at a table in the La Madame club, killing them all. […]
Hangout is the miles of seafood restaurants along Alabama’s Gulf Shores. It’s the southern accents and southern state college lanyards and baseball caps. It’s the sand I can’t get out of my hotel bed. It’s the Gulf of Mexico breeze that wipes over every performance, making this festival different than any other I’ve been to. […]
Oil majors are in talks with Mexico’s state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) as the struggling state-run oil producer seeks partners to develop deepwater crude in the Gulf of Mexico,
Five days after Royal Dutch Shell reported an estimated 88,000 gallon crude oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico from its operations in the Glider field, the oil company and the U.S. Coast Guard agreed to halt skimming operations used in the...Show More Summary
The government has downplayed the climate impacts of oil drilling, but a new study shows that keeping oil in the ground will help fight climate change. The Brutus TLP of Green Canyon Block 158 in the Gulf of Mexico. Vessels continueShow More Summary
The vaquita is down to just 60 individuals in the Gulf of California, and Mexico's temporary ban on the use of gill nets isn't enough to save them
The population of the vaquita, a small porpoise endemic to Mexico’s upper Gulf of California, has plummeted to about 60 survivors, according to a new study by an international team of scientists that urges stronger measures to protect the species. Without sustained efforts, scientists warn that...
A group of 24 pilot whales died after becoming beached in the Gulf of California south of the fishing port of San Felipe, Mexico, despite overnight efforts to move them to deeper waters, Mexican authorities said on Sunday. Three survived — two adults and a calf, according to Mexico’s environmental...
Cruise ship passenger safety in once again in focus following a man overboard incident on a Carnival cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico. Samantha Broberg, 33, was reported missing at about noon Friday to crew members on board the Carnival Liberty. Show More Summary
The U.S. Coast Guard and Shell continued to respond over the weekend to the release of some 88,200 gallons of crude oil from a subsea flow line into the Gulf of Mexico approximately 90 miles off the Louisiana coast. Recovery methodsShow More Summary
Mexican authorities are being called on to immediately and indefinitely close all fisheries within the habitat of Mexico's critically endangered vaquita porpoise. Only around 60 vaquitas remained in the upper Gulf of California -- the only place the species exists -- as of December 2015. This is a nearly 40 per cent decline from the 97 vaquitas that remained in 2014.
A search is underway for a missing Carnival Cruise Ship passenger after she fell overboard into the Gulf of Mexico, officials say. Samantha Broberg, 33, was only hours into a four-day cruise from Galveston, Texas, to Mexico when she plunged from the Carnival Liberty ship’s 10th deck around 2 a.m. Show More Summary
A Carnival cruise ship passenger fell overboard early Friday morning into the Gulf of Mexico. Video footage taken from the Carnival Liberty actually shows the woman falling overboard Friday morning around 2 a.m. An ABC News report on Sunday says the desperate search for 33-year-old Samantha Broberg is entering into its third day. Show More Summary
Yet another oil spill is polluting the Gulf of Mexico; this time, coming from a leaking Royal Dutch Shell pipeline, reports the Huffington Post. This most recent Gulf of Mexico oil spill was reportedly spotted on May 12 by a Shell helicopter flying over the area and has resulted in the company shutting down all... Show More Summary
Over 88,000 gallons of oil have spilled in the Gulf of Mexico, about 90 miles off the coast of Louisiana, Shell said in a statement.
Offshore drilling is hitting new highs in the region, and it has its risks.