MONTEREY, CA – On the eve of the 23rd anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound and in the shadow of the Deep Water Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, we should pause and reflect … Continue reading
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On November 4th, The Otter Project coordinated an Oil Spill Volunteer Response Workshop in collaboration with the California Department of Fish and Game Office of Spill Prevention and Response and with participation of the U. S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco. … Continue reading
So this morning, I was delighted when I opened up my email to find an article about Dr. Terrie Williams studying the heartrate of marine animals up in Santa Cruz to determine how they are affected by our actions. I … Continue reading
Although oil is highly toxic and dangerous to all living creatures, our favorite furry friends are exceptionally susceptible to oil’s negative impacts. Sea otters rely on their dense fur to keep them warm in the water and, when oiled, they … Continue reading
I was cleaning up our website and came across this picture in our kids art gallery. In light of recent events, I thought I would share it with you. No other words are neccessary. Thanks Natalia!
A new study by engineering professor Michel C. Boufadel, chairman of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Temple University found large remaining pools of oil remain in gravel-sand beaches in Alaska, near the site of the 1989 Exxon … Continue reading