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excavating oil out of our museums

Watch the video below! Learn more about the exhibit here! Follow the amazing ripple effects of the exhibit, recent press in the Houston Chronicle and NYT, and more of the organizations work on their news page.   [facebook url="https://www.facebook.com/TheNaturalHistoryMuseum/videos/792124050888172/" /]

Posted: April 12 2016
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when the oil fields burned

While we're on the subject of oil, this past Sunday, the New York Times magazine re-ran Sebastiao Salgado's 1991 photo documentary of the burning of Saudi oil fields. And, holy crap, they are, without doubt or exaggeration, some of the most stunning photographs ever taken, highlighting both the unequivocal devastation of war and the abject threat posed by […]

Posted: April 12 2016
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big oil is in big trouble

Read this article: The Shale Industry Could Be Swallowed By Its Own Debt An well pump near Sweetwater, Texas. Photographer: LM Otero/AP Photo Response to article courtesy of  Debbie Baron, Secretary of the Mendo Alcohol Fuel Group "According to this article, the shale oil industry is in big debt and is having trouble paying off its interest on its […]

Posted: August 5 2015