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While the tar-stained beaches from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill may be long gone, the Gulf of Mexico’s smallest residents are still reacting to its effects.
Two-years ago today, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig made the Gulf of Mexico shorelines a hotbed for headlines at the time, and even today.
Comparisons between pre- and post-spill specimens show an increase in vanadium, chromium, cobalt, and lead concentrations in shells, gill, and muscle tissue
Inadequate knowledge about the effects of deepwater oil well blowouts such as the Deepwater Horizon event of 2010 threatens scientists' ability to help manage and assess comparable events in future.
NOAA marine mammal biologists are reporting signs of poor health in bottlenose dolphins in the Gulf Coast. The dolphins, located in Barataria Bay, may be experiencing poor health due to exposure from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010.
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