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Internal documents reveal a lack of foresight that may cost BP millions

This post written by Sadie Kneidel Could a touch of foresight have prevented the BP oil spill? Recently released internal BP documents suggest that a little discretion could have staved off what has been described as the largest environmental disaster

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Gulf Oil Spill 2010: Drilling for Dollars, Not Oil

by Ken Kneidel, PhD We’re discovering a lot of money, not a lot of oil The oil under the Gulf is not being extracted to extend our ability to live in an oil-driven economy, nor to provide energy independence from

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We’re importing oil from poor countries with far more spills

This post now on BasilandSpice.com. After my post a few days ago about the oil spill and its consequences to wildlife, I got a few interesting messages from friends and acquaintances. My friend Sonia, the director of a land conservancy

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What’s this blog about?

These days, I blog mostly about nature and wildlife. Even the tiniest creatures make me happy! You'll also find here lots of posts about plant-based foods, health, and ecotourism. Ecotourism can support local people who make a living through sustainable use of wildlife, habitat, and natural resources.

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Link to our other blog, Veggie Revolution

Our other blog, Veggie Revolution, focuses more on food than this one does, especially the environmental, health and humane aspects of our food choices. That blog was started in 2005 and continues today, while the blog you're reading now began in 2009. Some of the newer posts are on both blogs, but Veggie Rev has at least 260 more posts than this blog, including Sadie's travels to Morocco. In the sidebar of Veggie Rev, you'll see links to each year that can take you back to all the posts for a particular year.

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