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Scientists Document Fate of Deep Hydrocarbon Plumes in Gulf Oil Spill

Studying the behavior of methane and other natural gases released in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Remaining Oil Below Surface, Will Come Ashore in Pulses

This is a long term problem. It’s not simply going to go away.

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Millions of Migrating Birds Heading to Oil

Nearly 5 million Migratory birds from Canada are now winging their way south across North America, and many of them could be in for a nasty shock when they reach the oily marshes and beaches along the Gulf Coast.

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Tar balls coat Indian beaches

News, Pollution
Sep
8

Semisolid lumps of oil formed layers up to six inches deep (15 centimeters) on the renowned Goa beaches.

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NIH to launch Gulf oil spill health study

The National Institutes of Health will launch a multi-year study this fall to look at the potential health effects from the oil spill in the Gulf region.

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BP: Failed blowout preventer removed from well

No more oil was expected to leak into the sea, but crews were standing by with collection vessels just in case.

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Explosion on another Gulf of Mexico oil platform

The BP disaster was supposed to be the wake up call, but we hit the snooze button. Today the alarm went off again. How many times are we going to gamble with lives, economies and ecosystems?

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Gulf beaches deemed safe for sea turtle hatchlings

This summer, more than 25,000 sea-turtle eggs were relocated from gulf beaches to a Kennedy Space Center facility to protect the newly hatched turtles from polluted sand and waters.

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Tiny Gulf Sea Creature Could Shed Light on Oil Spill’s Impact

News
Aug
29

Laboratory studies will assist researchers in determining if dispersant enhances the exposure to oil within food webs, in an effort to better understand the oil spill’s long-term impact on the coastal environment and creatures living there.

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