Ocean floor expeditions near the site of the 1979 Ixtoc oil blowout seek to find out how the ocean is recovering three decades after the disaster. Scientists hope their work will shed light on the future of the waters near the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
As the country decides whether or not to move forward with the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, America Abroad hosts a special binational Town Hall on the topic to hear perspectives from all sides of the issue.
As the Arctic regions warm, the oil industry wants to drill offshore in the northernmost seas. But given the logistical challenges of drilling in the Arctic and increasing concerns about climate change, does it even make sense to try?
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