Oil Spill

Oil Spill

Indonesia Calls State of Emergency After Giant Oil Spill Catches Fire

An underground pipeline was identified on Wednesday as the source of the spill.
Ankita Rao
4.4.18
oil spills

Magnetic Nanoparticles Will Help Clean Oil Spills

In the future, this could also be used to remove lead from drinking water.
Lisa Cumming
6.11.17
Exxon Against Science

Let’s Remember Exxon’s Extremely Fucked Up Response to Its Catastrophic Oil Spill

After the Exxon Valdez oil spill, Exxon launched a ruthless crusade to intimidate and discredit government scientists.
Sarah Emerson
3.24.17
bp oil spill

Mutated Fish Still Haunt Louisiana’s Fishermen After the BP Oil Spill

The devastating spill completely revolutionized oil spill research.
Rosemary Westwood
2.9.17
Canada

A Diesel Spill Is Putting the World's Largest Temperate Rainforest at Risk

A report from Bella Bella B.C., where the crash of the Nathan E. Stewart has contaminated the Heiltsuk First Nation’s waters and land.
Kyle Artelle
10.31.16
documentary

Olympic Athletes Are About to Sail Through a Toxic Bay of Shit

A new documentary, “Toxic Guanabara,” unravels Brazil’s complicated relationship with its most iconic bay.
Sarah Emerson
8.5.16
News

A Decaying Boat Full of 16,000 Litres of Oil Will Be Removed From the BC Coast

The only thing keeping the oil in might be marine growth.
Jordan Pearson
7.18.16
LOUISIANA

Fetal and Baby Dolphin Deaths Increased After Deepwater Horizon Spill

Dead dolphins found in the spill zone had lung abnormalities, too.
Kate Lunau
4.12.16
videos

A Massive Oil Pipeline Under the Great Lakes Is Way Past Its Expiration Date

If there is a rupture, the result would be disastrous.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
8.11.15
Features

How the Biggest, Most Expensive Oil Spill in History Changed Nothing at All

Why the Deepwater Horizon spill failed to inspire reform.
Brian Merchant
7.10.15
News

Surprise: BP's Record-Breaking Oil Spill Decimated Dolphins

The dolphins are dying in huge numbers following the worst marine spill in history.
Kari Paul
5.21.15
Motherboard Blog

Iran Wants to Spill Oil in the Persian Gulf To Drive Up Oil Prices

Economic sanctions placed on Iran by the United States and European Union and gradually tightened over the last year have begun to strain Iran; the country's currency has tumbled as oil production has "hit its lowest point in 23 years":http://www.cnn...
Derek Mead
10.15.12