An oil-covered pelican flaps its wings on an island in Barataria ...
May 24th, 2010
(Canadian Press) - An oil-covered pelican flaps its wings on an island in Barataria Bay off the coast of Louisiana, Sunday, May 23, 2010. The island is home to hundreds of brown pelican nests as well at terns, gulls and roseate spoonbills and is being impacted by oil from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) -
NECKER ISLAND, British Virgin Islands (AP) - Surrounded by a turquoise sea and a menagerie of exotic animals on a billionaire's private island, political and business leaders gathered Friday to back an initiative aimed at expanding protection for the Caribbean's imperiled coasts and waters. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]