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Gulf Oil Spill Seriously Impacted Deep-sea Corals: Study
2012-03-27 07:34:00

Scientists reported on Monday that they have found “compelling evidence” that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has seriously impacted deep-sea corals.

Zooplankton Among First To Show Evidence Of Exposure To Deepwater Horizon Oil
2012-03-23 05:24:35

Oil remnants from the Maconda-1 oil field have been discovered in animals in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Zooplankton samples collected from the Gulf of Mexico have shown positive evidence of exposure to oil that may have directly originated from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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2012-03-14 10:37:41

Mathematical methods help predict movement of oil and ash following environmental disasters.

2012-03-12 21:23:37

When oil started gushing into the Gulf of Mexico in late April 2010, friends asked George Haller whether he was tracking its movement.

2012-03-12 20:28:42

When oil started gushing into the Gulf of Mexico in late April 2010, friends asked George Haller whether he was tracking its movement.

2012-03-08 15:10:46

Crabs, insects and spiders living in coastal salt marshes affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster were damaged by the massive oil spill but were able to recover within a year if their host plants remained healthy.

2012-03-08 10:52:29

Crabs, insects, and spiders in coastal salt marshes affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in April 2010 were both quite vulnerable to oil exposure, but also resilient enough to recover within a year if their host plants remained healthy.

2012-03-07 21:40:03

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new certified reference material to support the federal government's Natural Resources Damage Assessment (NRDA) in the wake of the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill 40 miles off the Louisiana coast.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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