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The magnitude and depth of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will require an unprecedented effort to determine the extent and severity of ecological damage and to develop restoration plans for affected areas in the Gulf of Mexico.
A plea has been issued for help on behalf of thousands of Little Blue Penguins, who face a serious risk of freezing or being poisoned to death after an oil spill off New Zealand’s coast unleashed 2,500 barrels of fuel into the fragile ecosystem.
BP has established contingency plans to fight a massive oil spill twice the size of last year’s Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
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