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Oil Spill

god damn

ConservationJune 22, 2010

This is what 60 days of oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico looks like. This is what reckless disregard for safety and the precautionary principle looks like. This is what irresponsible energy policy looks like. This is what the end of Gulf Coast fisheries for the foreseeable future looks like. This is what government […]

Unguided deep-sea research is essential for national and global security

biology, Conservation, deep sea, marine science, Natural Science, ScienceMay 24, 2010

This Sunday on NPR I heard the following paraphrased comment: “The ROV pilots have never had to deal with anything like this before, no one has trained for the kinds of maneuvers needed to close to well.” I’ve known many ROV pilots. They are all incredibly skilled, know how to handle their robots, and generally […]