UN calls for funds to stop huge oil spill in Yemen

It is asking for $80m to prevent one million barrels of oil from leaking into the Red Sea

‘Thousands of litres of diesel’ spilled near Galapagos Islands

A ship carrying 47 diesel barrels sank off the coast of one of Ecuador’s ecologically sensitive areas

Canada launches $10m Oil Spill Response Challenge

The solution with the greatest net benefit to the Canadian oil spill regime will be awarded a $2m grand prize

Force Majeure declared on Eni’s Nigerian oil flows

An oil pipeline was hit by a blast causing a spill, Eni has said

Eni UK confirmed nearly 500 barrels of oil spilled into sea off the Welsh Coast

Energy Minister said authorities are working closely with Eni UK to “ensure the company fulfils its legal obligation”

Nigeria spill case against Shell to be heard in English courts

Case revolves around 40,000 people affected by oil pollution in the Niger Delta

French startup recycles hair to clean up ocean oil spills

James Taylor, Co-Founder of the French startup Capillum spoke to ELN about a hair recycling initiative, which extracts keratin from waste hair to use it for soil and water decontamination

Mauritius declares state of emergency over 1,000-tonne oil spill in the Indian Ocean

Specialist teams from France and Japan have joined local authorities’ efforts to keep leaking oil from the tanker away from the pristine beaches of the island

Yemen oil tanker poses ‘catastrophic environmental threat’, warns UK

The rusting FSO SAFER oil tanker has 1.14 million barrels of crude oil on board

May hailed as ‘warmest on record’ as Siberia melts after ‘alarming’ heatwave

Western Siberia stands out as a region with a long warming trend of higher temperatures, according to a new report