Gulf of Mexico

5 Island Hopping Adventures In Fort Myers And Sanibel

Kate Palbom | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Travel
Kate Palbom

After a two-hour flight from Toronto and I find myself on the islands of South-West Florida. Known as Captiva, Sanibel, and Cabbage Key, these islands encircle central Fort Myers where long white sandy beaches await laid-back, sun-seekers like me.

BP To Provide $134M To Help Gulf Of Mexico Recover From Oil Spill

CP | By Cain Burdeau, The Associated Press | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Business

BP is expected to spend billions of dollars more on restoration.

Enjoy the Art Exhibit But Mind the Bull Shark

Stephen Weir | Posted 10.30.2013 | Canada
Stephen Weir

It is an international happening -- an art show that will have you holding your breath -- but only for so long. People in-the-know and who have acces...

Governments Need to Come Clean on Tar Sands Oil

Gillian McEachern | Posted 11.23.2011 | Canada
Gillian McEachern

The oil industry is used to getting its way without much fuss, but now thousands of citizens, unions, legislators and celebrities have come together to fight for the energy future they want. It has been inspiring, but it also raises an important question: shouldn't every decision about a new energy project face this type of scrutiny?

Celebrate Greenpeace's Anniversary With an Oil Sands Protest

Tzeporah Berman | Posted 11.14.2011 | Canada
Tzeporah Berman

I awoke this morning to the stories of Kenyan parents trying frantically to douse the flames burning their children after yet another pipeline explosion. As I looked at those images, I thought about how this week is the 40th anniversary of Greenpeace and began to wonder how much of our work in the coming years will be rapid response to these disasters.

7 Of 10 Missing Rig Workers Found After 3 Days At Sea

CP | E. Eduardo Castillo, The Associated Press | Posted 11.11.2011 | Canada Business

VERACRUZ, Mexico - Seven of 10 oil workers missing in the Gulf of Mexico were found alive Sunday, according to Mexico's state oil company, three days ...

The Crisis of Credibility

Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D | Posted 10.02.2011 | Canada
Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D

From sex-abuse scandals within churches to the stupefying fiascoes on Wall Street and in the Gulf of Mexico, a general malaise has replaced our optimism. For academics concerned by the crisis of credibility in our political, economic, and social institutions, it is time to take a good look in the mirror.