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Gulf Oil Spill Begins To Reach Land As BP Struggles To Contain Leak
2014-08-11 06:12:24

When an oil spill occurs, it usually takes scientists and clean-up crews several days to arrive on the scene, making it unclear exactly what happens to the petroleum-based product during the first 24 hours after it hits the water.

NASA Satellite Data Find There Is Hope For Water In Aral Sea Basin
2014-02-14 14:25:27

A new study using data from NASA satellite missions finds that, although the long-term water picture for the Aral Sea watershed in Central Asia remains bleak, short-term prospects are better than previously thought.

Short-term Damage To Rat DNA Caused By Exposure To 'Prestige' Fuel
2012-10-15 11:21:39

An experiment carried out on rodents exposed to fuel similar to that of the Prestige tanker oil spill – which took place nearly a decade ago – shows that inhalation of the fuel causes damage to genetic material.

2012-08-20 23:02:28

IT Strategies Group’s “Oil Claim Calculator” for calculating BP Claims is featured on ABC News as a Top Story and Decodes the 1,000+ page Deepwater Horizon Settlement Agreement for the Masses

2012-07-18 23:03:26

Disaster Relief Supply has recently added Dawg Oil skimmers, socks, and booms to their online catalog. Destin, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Disaster Relief

2012-05-11 12:02:25

When the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded April 20, 2010, residents feared that their Gulf of Mexico shores would be inundated with oil.


Latest Environmental disasters Reference Libraries

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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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