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  • BP oil spill imperils Cajun culture

    BP oil spill imperils Cajun culture

    The Cajun culture has a rich tradition with deep ties to the Louisiana bayous. But the BP oil spill's impact on the economy and the environment is straining those ties.

  • Gulf oil spill's environmental impact: How long to recover?

    Gulf oil spill's environmental impact: How long to recover?

    What scientists know about how oil spills affect the environment is drawn from a range of past events, no two of which have been alike. Because the blowout occurred 5,000 feet below below the water surface, the Gulf oil spill is unchartered territory.