Report: “Tar patties littered the shoreline for several miles” on island east of Apalachicola, Florida (VIDEO)

May Day Tar Patties SGI Size and Consistency 5, Apalachicola Riverkeeper OSPREY Program, 05/01/11:

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“Oil blobs” washing up on South Florida beaches near Miami, Ft. Lauderdale

Tar balls wash up on 2 South Florida beaches, AP, April 24, 2011 … Read more >>

“Mystery is Brewing”: Why are sharks sharks washing ashore dead near Tampa Bay?

15 dead sharks wash ashore in Manatee County, Bay News 9, April 22, 2011:

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500+ pound endangered turtle found dead near Destin, FL — Officials ‘might’ perform necropsy

Turtle found at Meigs Park weighed in at 520 (VIDEO, PHOTOS), NW Florida Daily … Read more >>

Panama City, FL: Man dies of flesh-eating bacteria vibrio vulnificus -BCHD

Bay County Health Dept: Bacteria found in raw oysters caused death, WJHG, April 7, 2011 … Read more >>

Field of tarballs on Florida Panhandle beach (VIDEO)

Field Of Tarballs, 44gulfwaters, April 10, 2011 … Read more >>

Dead baby dolphin washes up in Florida — Indicates something about environment’s health says expert (VIDEO)

Dead Baby Dolphin on Innerarity Point, WKRG, March 29, 2011 … Read more >>

Massive shark at Panama City Beach: “It’s very interesting because they are cold-water fish” — “Extremely rare” in Gulf

Rare shark spotted off Panama City Beach, Panama City News Herald, March 18, 2011 … Read more >>

Physician says “this may be a brand new illness” — Swimmer covered in oily substance diagnosed with “rare” bacteria similar to oil-eating microbes (VIDEO)

“Like something out of a zombie film” … Read more >>

Man covered in “orange slick stuff” while swimming near Destin is now “pissing blood, vomiting dark brown stuff”

Gulf spill sickness wrecking lives, Dahr Jamail, March 9, 2011:

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Pensacola Beach: “1,000′s of dead animals” & discolored sand as far as the eye can see (PHOTOS)

Fresh Dead Life- Gulf – What You won’t See on the News Tonight, Cellect … Read more >>

Dispersed oil “everywhere” on Pensacola Beach — Not where is the oil… BUT WHERE IS IT NOT (VIDEO)

Surfrider Foundation: BP Oil Disaster UV Testing Program, bluemountainsurfer, February 28, 2011:

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Same labs used by FDA and BP are finding “significant amounts” of oil toxins in crabs — Can be directly related to BP’s crude (VIDEO)

Testing from all over Gulf including, Pensacola Bay, other parts of Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi … Read more >>

Florida Paper: Many health-related complaints from people who didn’t do cleanup work

EDITORIAL: BP: Here’s to your health, Northwest Florida Daily News, March 02, 2011:

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Researcher: Recent harmful algae blooms in Gulf are “rare” during February — Could be a sign of “far larger and nastier bloom this summer”

… “Algae that appeared to feed on the bacteria that had gobbled up the oil” … Read more >>

Toxic sand? Oil on Florida beaches not gone, but pulverized into microscopic particles — A shade darker than before

USF study finds beaches essentially cleaned of oil, Craig Pittman for the St. Petersburg … Read more >>

Report: Particularly deadly night on Perdido Key, FL (PHOTOS)

One more Juvenile Porpoise and Turtle found this morning. … Read more >>

Update: Five more dead baby dolphins found yesterday in Northern Gulf — One near Florida border

Five more baby dolphins found dead off coast of Mississippi, Alabama, AP, February 23, … Read more >>

Strangeness in Florida Panhandle: Ocean glowing blue and “red tide” that’s not blooming — “Never seen anything like it” (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

BIOLUMINESCENCE: Glowing plankton thrill water watchers in Destin (PHOTOS), Destin Log, February 22, 2011:

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Destin-area woman’s blood shows alarming levels of chemicals found in BP’s oil & Corexit — “The public is not being told how dangerous the area is” (LAB RESULTS)

“For the past two months I have trouble getting out of bed. I have seen doctors for stomach issues, sore throats, lethargy, brain fog, muscle soreness, digestive issues” … Read more >>

Earthquake in Gulf — 3.5 on richter scale detected near Florida/Alabama border at 5:15 pm (VIDEO)

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Florida officials restart testing for Corexit and hydrocarbons after taking the last 6 months off

Surfriders team up with researchers as DEP resumes testing for oil, dispersants, Walton Sun, … Read more >>

World’s largest bony fish washing up on Florida beaches — Parasites to blame? (PHOTOS)

Freshly dead ocean sunfish (Mola mola) available for salvage at Cape Florida, Florida Department … Read more >>

“Football field” of submerged crude found on Florida beach; Officials say “oil washing onshore everyday” — BP claims “the sand is clean” (VIDEO)

BP Beach Cleanup, WEAR ABC 3, February 12, 2011:

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State backtracks on massive Florida fishkill: NO indication of low oxygen from algae bloom

No smoking gun in fish kill near Sebastian Inlet, Scripps News, February 9, 2011

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Strange mist sporadically emanating from C130 aircraft flying low over Florida Panhandle coastline (PHOTOS)

Aircraft at Navarre Beach, Trisha James, February 8, 2011:

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Overwhelmed: “Millions” of dead fish wash ashore in Florida — “It irritated my throat”; Many different species (PHOTOS)

Low oxygen likely cause of fish kill near Sebastian Inlet, Scripps News, February 8, … Read more >>

Tragic: 22 y/o has seizure at Gulf Forum — Brain lesions after swimming off Florida Panhandle (VIDEOS)

Fox8: “My parents throughout the summer had told me not to get in the water,” said 22-year-old Paul Doom. Still Doom said he spent a lot of time last summer swimming in the Gulf of Mexico off Navarre Beach where he lives. Today, Doom has no feeling in his left leg and suffers with seizures daily. … Read more >>

“Chemicals”? 1000s of dead fish clog Florida shore — “Never saw this before in my life” (VIDEO)

Dead Fish Wash Up At Sebastian Inlet State Park, WPBF, February 4, 2011:

“I …