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.
Deepwater Dispatches: The worst possible time
May 5, 2010, 12:50 p.m. by Switchboard Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blog
Video: From the NRDC team in New Orleans is an interview with a local fisherman about the horrible timing of the spill.
Gulf Coast oil spill: What's the impact on health?
May 5, 2010, 12:36 p.m. by Smarter Living
Dr. Gina Solomon provides answers to health questions raised by the oil rig explosion in the Gulf and the efforts being made to contain it.