Forgotten News: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Environment / Laura Owen

Forgotten News: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

  2010 saw the “worst environmental disaster the US has faced”, according to White House energy adviser Carol Browner. On 20 April, an explosion of Deepwater Horizon, which drilled on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect resulted in the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry.  It took almost 3 months for the … Continue reading

Forgotten News – Unexplained mass animal deaths and species extinction
Environment / Laura Owen

Forgotten News – Unexplained mass animal deaths and species extinction

Between 2010 and 2011 there were many reports of unexplained mass animal death mysteries in the UK– over 40,000 crabs were washed up in Kent, hundreds of dead fish were found in Dublin, 75 seal pups died overnight in England. Worldwide too there were unprecedented numbers of these events including almost 600 dolphins washed up dead in Florida. These … Continue reading