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Endangered Turtle oiled due to BP oil spill along the US Gulf Coast
“Kemp’s ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii), or Atlantic ridley sea turtle is the rarest sea turtle and is critically endangered“. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kemp’s_ridley_sea_turtle
Dr. Brian Stacy, NOAA veterinarian, prepares to clean an oiled Kemp’s Ridley Turtle. (Photo Credit: NOAA and Georgia Department of Natural Resources).
Green Army trying to fight environmental degradation in Louisiana: http://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2014/11/11/green-army-vid/
BP is both literally and figuratively close to the UK Parliament:
Here we go again with former BP executive Lord Browne of Madingley. Don’t be fooled by the term Lord – “Lord” Browne was only recently made a “Lord”. But, he does sit in the House of Lords, and has what appears to…