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2011-04-13 14:10:00

The April 20 anniversary of the BP spill is creeping up as residents of the Gulf of Mexico are still seeing the backlash of the worst environment disaster in US history.

2011-04-12 14:29:02

One year after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion on the Gulf Coast, new research from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire shows that despite the roughly equivalent economic compensation, Louisiana and Florida residents differ in perceptions about the current and long-term effects of the largest marine oil spill in U.S. history.

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2011-04-10 06:49:05

Scientists are baffled by the continuing numbers of dead baby bottlenose dolphins washing up on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico.

2011-04-08 08:47:17

It's been about a year since the devastating oil spill happened in the Gulf waters of the United States.

2011-04-07 14:11:21

Dr. Howard Osofsky, Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine, is an author of a review article published in the April 7, 2011 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine that urgently calls for the development of protocols to deal with the health effects of disasters – before the next one occurs.

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2011-03-31 13:50:00

The USGS reports that coral living at the site of the busted BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is 2,000-year-old.

2011-03-24 15:01:00

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Canada, March 24 /PRNewswire/ - Rutter Inc. (TSX: RUT), today is announcing an order for its Oil Spill Response Radar (OSSR) with a total value of just under $USD 1,000,000.

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2011-03-11 07:31:54

In a study published in the journal Science this week, the team of researchers discovered a new mechanism by which the crude oil traveled from the sea surface to the atmosphere.

2011-03-10 16:40:00

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of environmental, economic, and social equity organizations today celebrated the news that Reps.

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2011-03-04 19:15:00

Marine scientists are debating whether the 80-plus dead bottlenose dolphins that have washed up along the Gulf Coast since January died from last year's oil spill or of a winter cold snap.


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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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