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Dolphin Deaths In The Gulf Of Mexico Caused By Numerous Factors
2012-07-20 11:53:12

The largest oil spill along the northern Gulf of Mexico to date, along with other environmental factors, led to the historically high number of dolphin deaths in the Gulf.

Winds Played Important Role In Keeping Oil Away From South Florida
2012-07-09 16:41:40

New NSF funded study shows how currents and winds shaped where hydrocarbons from Deepwater Horizon went

Deepwater Horizon Spill Exacerbated Existing Problems In Louisiana Marshes
2012-06-26 04:10:50

The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill temporarily worsened existing manmade problems in Louisiana's salt marshes such as erosion, but there may be cause for optimism, according to a new study.

Deepwater Horizon Spill Affected Microbial Communities
2012-06-07 11:43:32

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 Later, Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Still Having An Impact
2012-04-20 11:05:51

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.


Word of the Day
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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