Threats to wildlife and coral populations are just some of the effects we're still seeing from the explosion.
Four years after a BP oil rig exploded and flooded the Gulf of Mexico with an estimated 170 million gallons of oil, scientists have discovered further evidence of coral communities affected by this environmental disaster.
A new study shows that sea temperature measurements one year are the best predictor of sea turtle nesting numbers thirty years later.
A shortage of ships is leaving many researchers high and dry.
Crude oil is edible for bacteria, but it's not exactly something you'd want to see on the dinner menu.