I spotted these kick-ass signs on the side of the road yesterday in Grand Isle, LA (the community profiled in Sunday’s Times-Picayune Article). Whoever took…View More I want to meet the legend who painted these
Seeing as I seem to be living, eating and breathing this Gulf Oil Spill (figuratively, I hope, although the proximate air of New Orleans air…View More Oil on beaches “doesn’t stay gone”
Yee-haw, my Gulf trip has officially begun with my visit to the University of San Antonio, Texas! I am infinitely happy to be sitting down…View More Honest, its not our fault!
Remember Dr. M’s recent disturbing post about the quelling of independent science in the Gulf? I can now officially announce that my lab was one…View More Follow Dr. Bik to the Gulf!
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.
BP want’s to deny the presence of a deepwater oil plume in the Gulf of Mexico. The very oil plume both predicted by models published in…View More Scientists With Data Agree…A Deepwater Oil Plume Exists in the Gulf
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