A new map showing man's dominance of the planet. The area in green represents farmland, covering a much wider area than earlier thought. Map by USGS.
Monday, 21 February 2011
Many Months Later, Gulf of Mexico Bottom Shows Little Sign of Recovery, but Many Dead Critters
By Seth Borenstein, The Associated Press | The Canadian Press – Sat, 19 Feb '11
WASHINGTON - Oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, according to a top scientist's video and slides that she says demonstrate the oil isn't degrading as hoped and has decimated life on parts of the sea floor. Full story here.