Gulf Oil Spill Culprit for Heavy Toll on Coral

Gulf oil spill. Photo source: NOAA


After months of laboratory work, scientists say they can definitively finger oil from BP’s blown-out well as the culprit for the slow death of a once brightly colored deep-sea coral community in the Gulf of Mexico that is now brown and dull…

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Scientists find damage to coral near BP well, AP

Oil Spills and Coral Reefs, NOAA