BP oil spill

George Washington University
Prof. Sabrina McCormick has lived the impacts of a contaminated environment and now she tells the stories of environmental disasters of the present and future.
There is a critical need for new energy-efficient solutions to separate oil-water mixtures, especially those stabilized by surfactants as both the production of oil and oil-transport engender a severe environmental risk in sensitive ecosystems. In... Read More
The BP Oil Spill caused catastrophic damage to wildlife not only along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, but also far beneath the water's surface. This video details some of the deep water damage that's affected reefs and other deep sea organisms.
The University of Mississippi is using titanium dioxide to clean oysters affected by the BP Oil Spill. This video takes a look behind the science of titanium dioxide as well as the clean oysters' local impact on the restaurant industry.
Researchers from University of Michigan are looking to fish to monitor water quality. But, we're not talking about Nemo, these fish are robots!
PARC’s breakthrough clean water platform technology, Hydrodynamic Separation (HDS), can potentially provide multiple benefits, such as: Compact form factor – ideal for space- and weight-constrained sites; Modular and scalable – easily increase or... Read More
Ole Miss pharmacy prof, Mark Hamann, is developing a process to clean bacteria from oysters using CO2. Watch
Nearly 5 million barrels of oil were released due to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill between April 2010 and July 2010, making it the largest marine oil spill in American history. Today, over a year later, the effects of the oil spill can still be... Read More
R. J. Kopchak was formerly the part owner of a fisherman’s co-op in Cordova, Alaska, which was experiencing great success in the late 1980s. Then, on March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground, and "the world changed."
Now that President Obama has just approved offshore drilling in Alaska, how will that affect the native population? Here are some reactions from the native population and their concerns for the future.

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