The Week in Pictures: BP's Deepwater Horizon Accident Report Disperses Blame, Arsenic Found in Children's Urine, and More (Slideshow)

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On Wednesday, BP released it's report on the events leading up to the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent record-breaking oil spill. As was expected, BP attempts to spread blame across all the companies involved.

In other green news this week, the two Greenpeace activists arrested over two years ago for stealing whale meat from a shipping depot is over, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki were given one-year jail terms, suspended, for theft and trespassing; Another study detailing the negative environmental effects of continued tar sands development in Canada was released this week showing that annual bird mortality is far in excess of officially accepted figures; and world-famous guerrilla artist Banksy unveiled a particularly clever environmental statement: a coin-operated dolphin on an oil-barrel kiddie ride, click through for the video and more headlines from the world of green in our visually enticing slideshow:

the week in pictures