Posts tagged: Gulf of Mexico

Idle Iron: Can This Oil Rig Be Recycled?

An eco-system so spectacular that it is attracting attention from divers to explore it has developed in a most unexpected place: in the support system of an abandoned oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico…and a host of organizations are working to reconsider the order to blast it into smithereens. [youtube] Courtesy: Tweet

Should Algae Green Up its Pitch?

If the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico has a silver lining, it would have to be that it drew enormous attention to our dependence on fossil fuels and the lengths that our industry leaders will go to extract them from our planet. Fuels derived from algae Tweet