02 Jan '12, 4pm

On Our Radar: Oil Washes Ashore in Nigeria

Reuters The oil-encrusted Atlantic beach in Orobiri, Nigeria, on Saturday. Nigerian villagers and environmental groups say that oil washing up on the coast must be from the recent Royal Dutch Shell loading accident, which caused the biggest offshore spill in the country’s waters in 13 years. Shell denies that the oil is from the spill, saying its dispersal efforts prevented any of that crude from washing ashore. [Reuters] A sighting of the Sierra Nevada red fox last year by a camera trap near the Sonora Pass in California has led the federal government to consider it for protection under the Endangered Species Act, the Fish and Wildlife Service says. [The Stockton Record] Speculation persists about the identity and motives of the person who released climate scientists’ private e-mails online just before a recent international climate conference. [The New York Times] Myster...

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Reuters The oil-encrusted Atlantic beach in Orobiri, Nigeria, on Saturday. Nigerian villagers and environmental groups say...

On Our Radar: Oil Washes Ashore in Nigeria

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Reuters The oil-encrusted Atlantic beach in Orobiri, Nigeria, on Saturday. Nigerian villagers and environmental groups say...

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