Gulf oil spill worsens…

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As of today, the efforts to contain and clean up the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continue. The environmental concerns and long term effects that the spill has caused have yet to be fully determined.  A YouTube video that was  recently released  by the US coast guard shows the first underwater footage, and a close-up view of …

Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico

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Like so much of the Gulf of Mexico, the after-effects of EarthDay appear to have been smothered by the awful disaster that occurred last week off the coast of Louisiana. The region’s fishermen are braced for the slick to hit Oyster and Shrimp stocks, while conservationists can only cross their fingers for the reserves that provide homes to local bird …

Earthday Webinar

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Thank you to everyone who attended our special webinar for Earthday 2010. It was great to hear from so many teachers and classes from all over the USA, Canada and US Territories overseas. Putting together a webinar like that is never easy. Making sure there is enough information for the subject to be interesting, without overloading the facts and figures …