An e-mail just made me shout a barrage of expletives. In a good way. Some poor intern at Marine Science Review is probably wailing in…View More Holy Link Fest, Batman! My cup runneth over with oil spill literature
Another disturbing paper about the BP oil spill was published this week. The new study from Wood’s Hole researchers shows lingering traces of dispersant in…View More No S*&%t Sherlock, dispersants DON’T degrade quickly
John Hocevar is a marine biologist and is the Oceans Campaign Director for Greenpeace USA, where he oversees their oceans and fisheries work, including efforts…View More Guest Post: Greenpeace in the Gulf of Mexico – an Update
But we decided to use them anyway. Go U.S.A.! U.S.A….U.S.A. Too much oil was collecting on the surface above the wellhead, ruining any would-be attempt…View More “We Didn’t Know the Impacts” of Dispersants on Sea Life
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.