We’ve seen bottles of oil for sale to benefit unemployed fishermen, but now you can make that oil into a fashion statement… Sort of.
Topic: oil spill
We’ve got a little video to pull at your heartstrings before you start your weekend. Watch and weep quietly over the adorable dogs (and cats) that had to be given to a shelter because families coping with the oil spill … More
BP Whistleblower: Check out an interview with the former BP employee who lost his job after taking photos of the dangerous chemicals being used to break up the oil. (via Planet Green)
New Oil Containment Effort: BP will start installing a new cap over the leaking well tomorrow, and could possibly contain the escaping oil in the next few weeks. (via The Los Angeles Times)
Offshore Drilling Moratorium Appeal Rejected: A federal appeals court denied the federal government’s wish to reinstate an offshore drilling moratorium. (via Huffington Post)
There’s really not much else we can add – this cartoon says it all. If only we could just laugh off this comic strip.
The oil spill disaster has got us a little curious about other methods of oil mining. Check out this clever animated short about oil sands production in Alberta, Canada:
Who couldn’t use a cool ten mill? We wouldn’t mind it. That dough could be yours if you figure out an effective way to clean up the BP oil spill in the Gulf. It’s a pretty daunting task, but if … More
Hurricane Hits Gulf: High tides and rough seas caused by Hurricane Alex spread oil onto beaches and roads. (via MSNBC)
Fresh seafood is a summer staple for many, but with loads of fresh shrimp and fish coming from oil-contaminated Gulf of Mexico, many of us are wondering if we should steer clear of our summertime favorite chowders, kabobs, and stir-fries. … More
Well, duh. Now that we see it, the solution seemed so obvious.
We’re starting your week with a healthy dose of reality. Check out what appears to be oil-tainted rain in Louisiana:
We obviously don’t want the tourism industries in Florida or anywhere else along the Gulf of Mexico to hurt any more than they already are hurting. But really – what kind of insane parents let their kids play in water … More
Three things we love: Jimmy Fallon (okay, love is overdoing it), Brian Williams (our secret nerdy crush), and green energy. Oh, and slow jams. Make that four things we love, in one hilarious video: