Oily Disaster

By INDYKIDS STAFF Aftermath of World’s Largest Oil Spill On April 20, an explosion at an oil and gas well of the oil company BP (formerly British Petroleum) caused millions of gallons of oil to pour into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The leak was finally stopped...

Complete the Picture

Complete this drawing of a pelican! Many pelicans live in the Gulf of Mexico, but their habitat is being threatened by the continued effects of the BP oil spill. IMAGE: Mike Newton

Oil Spill Out of Control in Gulf of Mexico

By AMANDA VENDER and ELAINE MATTHEWS This protester in St. Petersburg, Florida, drenched herself in chocolate sauce to protest oil drilling. PHOTO: blogs.creativeloafing.com Over 200,000 gallons of oil a day were flowing into the Gulf of Mexico as of early May 2010...