National Wildlife Federation
The Federal Government Says Billions of Animals Died From the BP Disaster
The gusher damaged the hearts of fish and the lungs of dolphins, fouled beaches where birds and turtles nest, and killed marsh plants that provide food and shelter for other animals.
Monarch Butterflies Are Getting Wiped Out in Mexico and the US
Deforestation in Mexico and habitat destruction in the US have led to a 90 percent decline in the butterfly's population since 1996.
BP Just Agreed to Pay $19 Billion in Damages for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Federal officials and environmentalists have praised the deal, the largest environmental settlement in US history, which will help cover the costs of Gulf Coast restoration.
Nearly Five Years After the BP Spill, Animals Are Still Dying in the Gulf of Mexico
A new report by the National Wildlife Federation says dolphins continue to die, while the recovery of sea turtles has stalled and corals continue to show signs of damage from exposure to oil.
'This Is the Worst Possible Place for an Oil Spill in the Great Lakes'
Underneath the Straits of Mackinac, a 60-year-old pipeline carries 23 million gallons of oil per day. That has environmentalists, politicians, and residents worried.