Posts tagged with oil

Oil’s Well: Study Says Algae-Based Biofuels Can Be Grown From Municipal Wastewater

Posted Wednesday April 08, 2015 by Reef Relief

by Underwatertimes.com News Service – April 2, 2015 20:26 EST HOUSTON, Texas...

by Underwatertimes.com News Service – April 2, 2015 20:26 EST HOUSTON, Texas — In one of the first studies to examine the potential for using municipal wastewater as a feedstock...

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Study associates 3-year pattern of Gulf of Mexico bottlenose dolphin deaths with BP oil spill

Posted Tuesday February 17, 2015 by Reef Relief

By Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune February 12, 2015   A...

By Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune February 12, 2015   A new peer-reviewed study of deaths of bottlenose dolphins in the northern Gulf of Mexico finds the highest number of animal...

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How much fracking is happening in the Gulf of Mexico?

Posted Tuesday January 20, 2015 by Reef Relief

By John Light. January 10, 2015     Grist.org We don’t know...

By John Light. January 10, 2015     Grist.org We don’t know nearly enough about the fracking that’s already going on in the U.S. — that’s the point of two...

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Seas At Risk: Our Plastic, Our Problem (A marine litter info-operetta!)

Posted Friday December 12, 2014 by Reef Relief

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Coal mining and fracking in Australia

Posted Friday July 18, 2014 by Reef Relief

Coal mining and natural gas extraction (fracking) in Queensland, Australia are expanding...

Coal mining and natural gas extraction (fracking) in Queensland, Australia are expanding rapidly. Apart from the enormous additional CO2 emissions, the expansion of huge ports and dumping of dredge spoil...

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Tell President Obama to Protect Atlantic Whales and Dolphins

Posted Wednesday March 12, 2014 by Reef Relief

Oceana Petition Loud seismic airgun testing for oil will hurt 138,500 marine...

Oceana Petition Loud seismic airgun testing for oil will hurt 138,500 marine mammals Seismic airgun testing for oil will injure 138,500 marine mammals, including dolphins and endangered right whales. These...

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100+ Scientists Urge Obama to Wait on New Science before Permitting the Use of Seismic Airguns in the Atlantic Ocean

Posted Tuesday February 25, 2014 by Reef Relief

21 Feb 2014 Written by Press Release New Science is Essential to...

21 Feb 2014 Written by Press Release New Science is Essential to Protecting Marine Life from Seismic Testing for Oil and Gas WASHINGTON–(ENEWSPF)–February 21 – Today, more than 100 marine...

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Call for Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to release full report after board members cleared of conflict of interest

Posted Tuesday February 25, 2014 by Reef Relief

February 25, 2014, 7:57 am Conservationists remain concerned about the make-up of...

February 25, 2014, 7:57 am Conservationists remain concerned about the make-up of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) despite it being cleared of any conflict of interest. A...

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Cuba Pushes Ahead With Oil Drilling, But U.S. Fears Potential Spills Reaching Florida

Posted Thursday February 06, 2014 by Reef Relief

Published January 22, 2014 Fox News Latino   Despite repeated failed efforts...

Published January 22, 2014 Fox News Latino   Despite repeated failed efforts to find oil, the Cuban government has pledged to resume offshore drilling in the deep waters of the Florida...

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Former U.S. Sen., Fla. Gov. Bob Graham part of Cuba oil drilling mission

Posted Monday January 13, 2014 by Reef Relief

By RYAN MILLS. www.naplesnews.com January 11, 2014 Former U.S. Senator and Florida...

By RYAN MILLS. www.naplesnews.com January 11, 2014 Former U.S. Senator and Florida Gov. Bob Graham is part of an American contingent traveling to Cuba on Monday to explore the communist...

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Gulf Spill Sampling Questioned

Posted Friday August 23, 2013 by Reef Relief

By HENRY FOUNTAIN. Published: August 19, 2013. New York Times An analysis...

By HENRY FOUNTAIN. Published: August 19, 2013. New York Times An analysis of water, sediment and seafood samples taken in 2010 during and after the oil spill in the Gulf...

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Record Dolphin, Sea Turtle Deaths Since Gulf Spill

Posted Friday April 05, 2013 by Reef Relief

Apr 2, 2013 02:27 PM ET // by Jennifer Viegas . Discovery...

Apr 2, 2013 02:27 PM ET // by Jennifer Viegas . Discovery News The Deepwater Horizon oil spill happened in the Gulf of Mexico nearly three years ago, but the...

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Norway is to double carbon tax on its oil industry and set up a fund to help combat the damaging impacts of climate change

Posted Friday October 12, 2012 by Reef Relief

Severin Carrell, Scotland correspondent. guardian.co.uk, Thursday 11 October 2012 08.52 EDT Norway...

Severin Carrell, Scotland correspondent. guardian.co.uk, Thursday 11 October 2012 08.52 EDT Norway is to double carbon tax on its North Sea oil industry and set up a £1bn fund to...

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