Biggest oil spill ever in the Gulf of Mexico forces the closure of all commercial and recreational fishing in the Mississippi Sound.
Tar balls have washed ashore the Mississippi coast -- an area that has been mostly spared from damage so far.
BP CEO Tony Hayward is not resigning, according to a company spokeswoman, who denied a Russian news agency report on Monday.
A heavily-oiled bird is seen after being rescued from the waters of Barataria Bay, which are laden with oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill, in Plaquemines Parish, La., on June 26.
The National Wildlife Federation certifies qualified yards – and even balcony gardens – as wildlife habitats to encourage people to maintain natural landscapes.