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Oil Spills(7 Photos)
One of the most devastating forms of pollution, oil spills wreak havoc on marine ecosystems. They have a detrimental effect on plant life and endanger the lives of birds, fish and other animals.
Salt Marsh Oil Spill
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Woods Hole scientist Chris Reddy explains how an oil spill can have a lasting effect on the marine ecosystem.
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The transatlantic pipeline in Alaska carries 380 million gallons of oil at any given moment. Without anyone to maintain it, devastating accidents and spills are inevitable.
History's Worst Oil Spills
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Releasing massive amounts of oil into the environment, these disasters rank as the 10 most devastating oil spills in history.Go
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