The dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico becomes as massive than before.
The Gulf of Mexico is now facing a major devastation brought by the oil spill. Sooner or later, the shore will vanish.
Scientists discovered a lake under the surface of the Gulf of Mexico and described it as exceptional yet deadly.
Red tide had people holding their breath along the Gulf of Mexico.
There are two tropical storms visiting the Atlantic this week with another one coming in over the weekend and is expected to turn into a hurricane by Sunday.
The Royal Dutch Shell spilled almost 90,000 gallons in the Gulf of Mexico. The leak occurred about 90 miles of Lousiana coast.
Following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, the flourishing microbial communities around shipwrecks significantly transformed, wreaking havoc not only to the historic vessels, but also to ocean life itself.
Where is the oil from the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon spill that occurred in 2011? Scientists have now taken a closer look and have found how much of the oil remains from this spill.
Oil in the ocean doesn't sound like a good thing-especially after something like the massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Now, though, researchers have found that life thrives above natural oil seeps in the form of phytoplankton.
Scientists have officially predicted this year's Gulf of Mexico "dead zone." According to new research, this hypoxic zone will be approximately 5,438 square miles, or about the size of Connecticut.
Scientists have taken a look at this year's dead zone and have found that it measures a total of 5,052 square miles--approximately the size of Connecticut.
Back in April of 2010, the BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded after a gas leak occurred on board. The fire burned for 36 hours in the Gulf of Mexico and hydrocarbons were released into the waters before the well was sealed. This has had a negative effect on some marine life.