Articles Tagged ‘gulf of mexico’

Buy Wine, Help Gulf Oil Spill Response

Buy Wine, Help Gulf Oil Spill Response June 9, 2010 | Eco-Travel, New Orleans, Travel News | Read More
In honor of World Oceans Day (June 8th), Winery Insider and Humanitas Wine Company are offering customers the opportunity to feel good about buying acclaimed, limited production booze with 100% of profits going to ocean-related organizations to support ocean conservation and Deepwater Horizon oil spill...

Eco-Trips in the Age of Oil Spills: Cleanup Spots for Volunteers

Eco-Trips in the Age of Oil Spills: Cleanup Spots for Volunteers May 6, 2010 | Eco-Travel, New Orleans, Travel News | Read More
The rupture caused by a British Petroleum-backed rig in the Gulf of Mexico could lead to the largest oil spill in U.S. history, even outpacing the Exxon Valdez. Rather than worry about the prospect of reduced fishing, good seafood or even oil prices, we wanted to offer eco-minded volunteers ways to help. Unfortunately,...

UPDATE: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

UPDATE: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill May 3, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Last week, NileGuide reported that the oil spill off the Gulf of Mexico could be ignited as a method to dealing with the disaster. As reported on Voice of America, a portion of the spill was corralled using fire-resistant booms and ignited in an effort to test if this technique could be used on a larger...

Coast Guard To Ignite Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill

Coast Guard To Ignite Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill April 28, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
When it comes to ecologically dangerous events, oil spills are right up there with other seemingly apocalyptic occurrences. Oil contaminates ecosystems, gets stuck to landmarks and wildlife, and is near impossible to remove, despite man’s best efforts and most diligent clean-up crews. The spill, which...