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tags: BP Executives Deeply Affected by OilSpill Parody, oilspill, petroleum, Gulf of Mexico, television, Ray Suarez, NewsHour, Bob Dudley, parody, streaming video As part of an hour-long live online interview with the NewsHour‘s Ray Suarez, BP executive Bob Dudley responds to questions from the public, including a video parodying the BP response effort.

tags: The Oil Spill’s Unseen Culprits, Victims, health, environment, ecology, pollution, oilspill, BP, acidification, Gulf of Mexico, dispersants, Carl Safina, TEDTalks, TED Talks, streaming video The Gulf oil spill dwarfs comprehension, but we know this much: it’s bad. Carl Safina scrapes out the facts in this blood-boiling cross-examination, arguing that the consequences will stretch far…

tags: Close Encounter with a Whale Shark in the Gulf of Mexico, marine biology, field research, research, technology, whale shark, Rhincodon typus, satellite tags, Gulf of Mexico, BP, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, University of Southern Mississippi, streaming video Whale Shark, Rhincodon typus, feeding in the Gulf of Mexico. Image: Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Whale Shark…

tags: Federal Officials Suspend First Amendment Rights for Coverage of Gulf of Mexico Disaster, First Amendment Rights, Gulf of Mexico, BP, oil spill, oil spill clean-up efforts, relief efforts, disaster relief, US Coast Guard, Admiral Thad Allen, mainstream media, streaming video What. The. FUCK. As BP makes its latest attempt to plug its gushing oil…

BP Spills Coffee

tags: BP Spills Coffee, Upright Citizen’s Brigade Comedy Team, BP, British Petroleum, oil spill, disaster, environment, social commentary, Gulf of Mexico, comedy, humor, satire, funny, fucking hilarious, streaming video What would happen if BP spilled a bunch of coffee on their conference room table? Pretty much the same thing if they spilled a whole bunch…

tags: Care for Some Crude With Your Sushi?, toro sushi, maguro sushi, Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus thynnus, Gulf of Mexico, pollution, oil spill, Deepwater Horizon, BP, British Petroleum, overfishing, endangered species, conservation, marine biology, streaming video The Gulf of Mexico oil spill is the worst environmental disaster the US has faced. Toxic oil from the…

BP Fails Booming School 101

tags: BP Fails Booming School 101, Gulf oil spill, political commentary, humor, outrage, political commentary, teaching, oil spill boom, Gulf of Mexico, BP oil spill, British Petroleum, streaming video BP Fails Booming School 101, creating an environmental disaster and is failing to take the lead in cleanup. BP claims they “are prepared” to deal with…

tags: Dawn dishwashing liquid, television commercial, advertising, oil spill, Gulf of Mexico, BP oil spill, British Petroleum, streaming video Experiments have shown that Dawn dishwashing liquid works best to save oiled wildlife and doesn’t burn their tender skin and eyes. According to the information I’ve found, Dawn is donating all the detergent used to clean…

tags: Laughing Gull, Larus atricilla, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Laughing Gull, Larus atricilla, photographed at East Grand Terre Island, Louisiana. Image: Charlie Riedel, 3 June 2010 [larger view]. Please name at least one field mark that supports your identification.

BP’s Spilling Fields

tags: BP’s Spilling Fields, oil spill, Gulf of Mexico, humor, comedy, social commentary, BP oil spill, British Petroleum, Jon Stewart, Wyatt Cenac, streaming video “BP gave up on getting the oil out of the water a LONG time ago. Now the challenge is to get the water and dead shrimp and stuff out of the…