Weekend reads: 'Michael Pollan' is an odd-shaped mutant
May 7, 2010, 12:19 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Food news and items of interest from around the Web.
Oil and dispersants spell trouble for Florida's coral reefs
May 6, 2010, 8:05 p.m. by Switchboard Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blog
Lisa Speer, Director of the International Oceans Program at NRDC, explains that chemical dispersants and dispersed oil are often much more toxic to corals than oil itself.
Army of volunteers needed for Gulf oil spill cleanup
May 6, 2010, 7:04 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
<b>How you can help:</b> Frequently updated contact information for bird, wildlife and cleanup agencies in Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida.
BP's giant oil cap experiment
May 6, 2010, 6 p.m. by Switchboard Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blog
Rocky Kistner, Press Secretary at NRDC, reports on the building of the containment dome.
Gulf oil spill explained
May 6, 2010, 2:43 p.m.
A look at how the oil leak occurred and what's being done to cap it.
BP oil disaster threatens survival of 'the Gulf's sea turtle'
May 5, 2010, 1:18 p.m. by OnEarth Magazine
They rebounded from near extinction, but now the Kemp's ridley sea turtle faces new hazards.
Meeting a gentleman shrimper on the bayou
May 5, 2010, 1 p.m. by Switchboard Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blog
In Louisiana, the NRDC team meets Kip, a shrimper for 26 years who was watching the impending oil slick with trepidation.
These birds prove you don't need a big brain for a complex social life
Dogs really are 'the best people,' and we have the photos to prove it
Przewalski's horses: 10 things you didn't know about the last 'wild' horses on Earth
Why not bring a shelter dog home for the holidays?
Kitty rescued in Bangladesh after getting stuck in a window
Monarch butterflies make a pit stop in Colorado