The coast guard approved a plan a week ago to relieve BP of liability from further oil deposits, unless they are traced to the Macondo well.
If the World Cup is any indication, sporting events certainly draw devoted crowds and passionate players. So why not use competition to save the environment?
A lab experiment successfully separates oil from water.
Nonprofit organization Matter of Trust, whose mission is to "link ideas, spark action and materialize sustainable systems", has come up with a way for people to help with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill clean up.