More than a year after the largest oil spill in history, scientists have discovered that much of the oil was eaten by microbes, fast - but they still don't know what the microbes did with all the energy they gained.
The so-called Gulf Dead Zone is looking set to be the biggest ever this year.
Much of the dispersant used to combat last year’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill still hadn't degraded months after it was applied.
New tests of methane levels in the Gulf of Mexico have surprised scientists by revealing near-normal amounts. The team had expected levels to remain high for years.
Following the Gulf oil spill, many people were surprised by how quickly the oil seemed to disappear. Now scientists say they know where it went - into the food chain.
MIT has developed an autonomous floating robot that it says can absorb as much as 20 times its own weight in oil.
A new strain of bacteria has been found that could help clean up some of the nastiest pollutants in the massive Gulf oil spill.
Kevin Costner may be too old to dance with the wolves, but he is apparently young enough to help clean up a disastrous oil spill off the Louisiana coast.