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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Black Coral

Black Coral USGS finds 2,000-year-old coral near BP’s blown out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico By CAIN BURDEAU NEW ORLEANS – Federal scientists say they have dated coral living near the site of the busted BP oil well … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Greenpeace Dead Coral

Greenpeace Dead Coral Gulf oil spill: Dead deep-sea corals found near BP well Scientists on a research cruise have found dead and dying deep-sea corals near the site of the massive BP oil leak. Federal officials reported the discovery Thursday, … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Coral Reefs

Coral Reefs Gulf oil spill dispersed, though maybe not for good The massive use of dispersant chemicals to break up the Deepwater Horizon oil leak may have prevented more serious harm to Louisiana’s wildlife and wetlands, but the remedy may … Continue reading

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