Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Killed Large Numbers of Dolphins, Study Suggests

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Large numbers of dolphins have died as a direct result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, new evidence suggests. Dead bottlenose dolphins stranded in the northern Gulf of Mexico since the spill have lung and adrenal gland injuries consistent with petroleum exposure, scientists have discovered…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK

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