There is growing concern that Canada is rapidly becoming a petro-state. And in this shift, manufacturing jobs are disappearing.
Two weeks ago, a pipeline leak in coastal Mexico sent oil gushing into Coatzacoalcos River.
A weeklong nationwide strike resulted in a victory for Nigerians as the government on Monday agreed to partially restore a popular fuel subsidy.
Last month, oil magnate Royal Dutch Shell had an industrial accident, which asent one to two million gallons of oil straight into the ocen off the coast of Nigeria.
75 miles off the coast of the Niger delta, up to 40,000 barrels of crude oil were spilled, poisoning the water.
Reports have surfaced about Libya rebel forces targeting dark skinned people for violent repression including rape and murder.
As global warming threatens the wellbeing of Alaskan walruses, the government has exacerbated the issue.
Who are Boko Haram? The group has drawn renewed media interest following the UN building bombing that killed 10 last week.
On May 12, the Cuban government took advantage of an international meeting on oil drilling safety in Trinidad and Tobago to announce that drilling is about to begin for offshore wells in deep water off Cuba's northeastern coast.