BP Oil Spill
When oil spills, birds suffer. Years after the worst marine spill in U.S. history, that's still painfully clear.
Audubon and its partners are still working to help the Gulf recover from the catastrophic 2010 oil spill.
The Birds of British Petroleum
Five years after the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry, the author of The Tarball Chronicles grabs his binoculars and returns to the scene of the slime.
More Than One Million Birds Died During Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Research calculates the cost of the largest marine oil spill in U.S. history.
Five years after the Gulf oil spill, justice is about to be served.
Why Louisiana’s Barrier Islands Are Essential to Seabird and Human Survival
Island restoration is an investment in coastal Louisiana’s future. Here’s how it works.
Restoring the Gulf Coast
In a strange twist of fate, the biggest oil spill in U.S. history may end up saving the South’s wetlands and coastlines—if we make the right choices.
How to De-Oil a Bird
Dish detergent is the key ingredient, but the process takes more than suds.
Deepwater Horizon: the Enemy Is Us
The award-winning film The Great Invisible airs on PBS for the fifth anniversary of the largest spill in U.S. history.
Missing Oil From Deepwater Horizon Found On Sea Floor
The oil is trapped in sediment, but may trickle up the food chain.
Is the Gulf of Mexico a haven or a minefield for birds?
The Quest to Save a Pelican Rookery Decimated by Deepwater Horizon
Five years after the BP oil spill, funds from the disaster will finally help restore Cat Island.
Audubon in Action
BP’s Sleight of Hand
A BP-authored report claiming that the Gulf has recovered is inaccurate and insulting—here’s why.
BP Begs for Lower Fine for Deepwater Horizon
The oil company is arguing that dropping oil prices will make it difficult for them to pay their impending fine.