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Coral Crypt: Photos of Damage from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

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Coral skeletons

Credit: Fisher lab, Penn State University
The extent of damage from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill may be greater than scientists previously thought. A study of coral communities in the region…Read More »





found evidence of damage more than 13 miles (21 kilometers) away from the spill site.

This photo shows a coral colony located about 8 miles (13 km) away from the site of the 2010 oil spill.   Less «
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