Showing posts from May 11, 2010

Growing Danger of Oil Slick Reaching the Gulf Stream

by Emily Gertz May 10, 2010 OnEarth Right now, the northern Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida panhandle is bracing...

"Paths Less Travelled" Blogger Wins Award

I am honoured to announce that one of my in-depth articles on declining populations of plant pollinators has won an award. The Manitoba Community Newspapers Associaton cited "Plight of the Humble Bee," published in the Roblin Review this winter, as first runner-up in the category of environmental journalism. The first-place award in the category went to Shane Gibson for a story published in the Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times. The awards were announced at the 91st Annual MCNA Convention and Better Newspapers Competition Awards in Winnipeg in April. I'm also pleased to announce that I have had my first story (also about plant pollinators) posted recently on AlterNet, an award-winning news magazine and online community. Much to my delight, it has prompted a huge amount of comment and debate. AlterNet creates "original journalism and amplifies the best of hundreds of other independent media sources. Its aim is to inspire action and advocacy

BP Greenwashing Preceded Monumental Gulf disaster

By Billie Greenwood - Morgan City : MS : USA | May 11, 2010 - AllVoices The oil that is currently spewing directly from a BP well in the Gulf of Mexico is vastly more...

Sex, Lies and Oil Spills

by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. A common spin in the right wing coverage of BP's oil spill is a gleeful suggestion that the gulf blowout is Obama's Katrina.