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Many Months Later, Gulf of Mexico Bottom Shows Little Sign of Recovery, but Many Dead Critters

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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. It all began early last year when the rig,  Deepwater Horizon, (above), exploded.

Chevron Thumbs its Nose at the Court & Ecuador Itself Over the Profound Harm it Has Inflicted on the Amazon Rain Forest & its People

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DESMOGBLOG - 14 February '11   EDITOR'S NOTE: Once again, a despicable, soulless corporation. made possible through despicable, soulless investors, pits itself against ordinary people. WILL WE LET IT WIN? l.p.   Read full story here.