Gulf of Mexico
A slow-moving flood of polluted Mississippi River water is causing serious damage to Gulf species, and a major storm threatens to make it worse.
As I write, many parts of the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico are still reeling from one of the most destructive hurricane seasons in decades. Meanwhile, across the Indian subcontinent more than 1000 people have been killed and more than 40 million have been affected by intense monsoon rains and floods. And closer to home, of course, Peru is still counting the costs of some of the worst floods in living memory.
As we all know, the world is pretty weird right now - American politics, North Korea, climate change, fast fashion, landfill waste... The list goes on. But here are three important unnatural phenomena that have managed to largely slip under the radar.
The Government backed oil giant BP, which is challenging its ban on contracts in the US, after its chaotic mishandling of
Pensacola Lighthouse in Florida is known for having one of the best views out to the Gulf of Mexico. Built in 1859, the lighthouse
Oil giant BP revealed its profits had been hit by the fallout from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, posting a net
BP's top bosses contended with screaming environmental protesters, a backlash on executive pay and more anger over the company's
The boss of BP was awarded a bonus worth more than half a million pounds for 2011 today despite a turbulent year which saw
BP is to outlay £4.9 billion on thousands of people hit by by the oil giant's Gulf of Mexico disaster. The company said it
BP is close to concluding a multi-billion dollar settlement over the impact of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. A trial