How Deep Were the Impacts of the BP Oil Disaster?

A decade later, the Gulf of Mexico is still far from fully recovered.

Protect our coasts and stop Trump’s offshore drilling assault

Explainer

The resulting loss to life, livelihoods, and the environment hasn't slowed offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. But it should.

Action Figure

After the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Kindra Arnesen went to the mat to help heal and protect her southeastern Louisiana community and the fishery it relies on. Ten years later, she’s still fighting.

Latest News

Because everyone can stand behind clean beaches, thriving coastal economies, and healthy fisheries.

On the Front Lines

Years later, not much has changed—including the impulse to drill.

Kathryn Smith/USGS
onEarth Story

The oil and gas industry says, “not it.”

Documentary

Living with the BP oil disaster.

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