Gulf of Mexico

Biggest Brains in Biggest Danger

The amazing sperm whale ?with the biggest brain, loudest sound and deepest dives in the animal kingdom ?are at serious risk from the oil in the Gulf. They're the only endangered marine mammals in the Gulf, and scientists say just a few deaths could put th

How to Describe the Disaster?

Despite the images, the media has so far failed to produce a word or phrase to adequately describe the oil pouring into the Gulf. LOE tracks the flow of words that try to capture the disaster  ? and invites your suggestions for le mot juste.