Promoting microbial degradation of oil has been one of the main arguments in favor of dispersant use. Interestingly, the PWSRCAC review (covering literature from 1997-2008)…View More Dispersants! Part III: Do dispersants really promote degradation of oil?
Part II: How toxic are dispersants? This, I suppose, is the million-dollar question. The EPA has continually insisted that the actual dispersants is less toxic…View More Dispersants! Part II: Toxicity
When I don’t know enough about a subject, I tend to Google and data-mine—obsessively. So it has become with dispersants. In the wake of oil…View More Dispersants! A multi-part series to enlighten your brains.
As you know, we’ve completely solved the Gulf oil spill and we can all go back to dreaming about puppies and sunshine (note sarcasm). Not…View More Oh, snap! You mean 70% of oil is still THERE??
Don’t be fooled by that fluffy, optimistic statistic you’re hearing all over the news this morning. The government is proclaiming that a whopping 75% of…View More “Eliminated” oil is actually just invisible, and not stuck to birds
Sometimes I find it really frustrating that all we ever talk about is species (granted, I am very guilty of this too). Is it new? …View More If I had my way, we’d just sequence everything
Words cannot even express the pure genius contained in this video…View More EPIC WIN: Cruise Cruise Baby
I have to post about this so that I can get it out of my system. Has anyone else been obsessed with “Paul the psychic…View More Paul the Psychic Octopus
Some amazing new pictures were released this week from the final cruise of the ECOMAR program, focused around the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone on the Mid-Atlantic…View More Revealing life at the Ridge
I’m sure you’ve noticed by now how much the media loves tug-on-the-heartstrings images of oiled birds, dead fish and mile-wide slicks. But have you heard…View More Invisible But Not Forgotten
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