The 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster may no longer be a buzzword in the media, but the effects of history’s largest oil spill on the ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico are still on the minds of marine scientists around the … Continue reading ?
Three workers were killed and at least seven injured when a fire broke out on a Pemex oil processing platform in the Gulf of Mexico, but the latest in a string of incidents is now under control,
Two workers have died after fire broke out on the Gulf of Mexico's offshore Abkatun A oil platform belonging to the Mexican state-owned oil giant Pemex, the company said Sunday.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Troops from Mexico's marines tortured four people and sexually assaulted three in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz in 2012, an independent human rights commission said on Thursday. Human rights groups have long...Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Troops from Mexico's marines tortured four people and sexually assaulted three in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz in 2012, an independent human rights commission said on Thursday.
US shale production is starting to decline amid lower oil prices. But overall oil production in the states has remained pretty steady (so far). And it's because of one reason: the Gulf of Mexico. The US Energy Information Administration...Show More Summary
The Coast Guard rescued nine people over the course of two separate incidents in the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile were
A comprehensive analysis of oil in the Gulf of Mexico has been developed by researchers who have determined how much of it occurs naturally and how much came from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. And more importantly, their data creates a map, showing where the active natural oil seeps are located.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A Florida State University researcher and his team have developed a comprehensive analysis of oil in the Gulf of Mexico and determined how much of it occurs naturally and how much came from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon...Show More Summary
In the water above natural oil seeps in the Gulf of Mexico, where oil and gas bubbles rise almost a mile to break at the surface, scientists have discovered something unusual: phytoplankton, tiny microbes at the base of the marine food chain, are thriving. read more
Desire for the bladders of totoaba fish in China is endangering the few vaquitas left in the Gulf of California. (Photo: Public Domain/WikiCommons) The smell of fish infuses the air. Seafood stalls pop up from every angle, offering ocean items of every size, shape, texture, and legal status. Show More Summary
Mexico's Gulf port of Coatzacoalcos in the state of Veracruz was closed on Friday due to 82 kilometer-per-hour winds spurred by a cold front, port authorities said in a Tweet on Friday.
Baja California is the second-longest peninsula in the world and helps form the Gulf of California, one of the most biologically diverse seas on the planet. And they both terminate in the picturesque Arch of Cabo San Lucas. Hugged by...Show More Summary
This morning, a massive snowstorm is developing over the Eastern U.S., fueled by several atmospheric and geographic factors. A potent area of low pressure, currently over western Alabama, is sweeping Gulf of Mexico moisture across the Southeast. Show More Summary
FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. - In fairytales, it's usually the damsel who is in distress. When it comes to the marine world, however, it seems it's the damsel that can cause some distress. Damselfish are some of the most beautiful fishes...Show More Summary
Two grandparents were killed and four children injured in Florida early on Sunday when severe storms gusted in from the Gulf of Mexico, spinning off at least two tornadoes, local officials and the National Weather Service said. Steven Wilson, 58, died when a twister destroyed a mobile home with...
After several days of a persistent east wind, the Gulf of Mexico was smooth as glass this morning. Unfortunately, the resident birds were unimpressed and, during our two mile walk along the beach, we encountered only small numbers of...Show More Summary
A major ocean current in the Gulf of Mexico plays an important role in sustaining Florida red tide blooms, a new study indicates. The research team suggests that the position of the Loop Current can serve as an indicator of whether the algal bloom will be sustained, and provide warning of possible hazardous red tide conditions in coastal areas.
MIAMI - A new study found that a major ocean current in the Gulf of Mexico plays an important role in sustaining Florida red tide blooms. The University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science research teamShow More Summary
By Naureen S. Malik (Bloomberg) — Somewhere in the Gulf of Mexico right now, the Energy Atlantic is headed for Louisiana to collect an historic cargo: the first exports from America’s shale gas revolution. Waiting to steer the giantShow More Summary