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Mediterranean Oil Spill Injures Wildlife, Closes Israel’s Beaches

Israeli authorities are still trying to pinpoint the source of a major oil spill that has polluted much of country’s coastline with chunks of tar.

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Mystery oil spills blot more than 130 Brazilian beaches

The patches of oil began appearing in early September and have now turned up along a 2,000 kilometer (1,200 mile) stretch of Atlantic coastline. “We are not in the presence of a constant leak. If it …

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Lack of oxygen in water cause of blue crabs washing up on beaches

More and more videos are surfacing all over the internet showing blue crabs in Southwest Florida washing ashore dead. Timothy Thompson posted a video to Facebook showing something he’s never seen in h…

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Greek beaches blackened as sunken tanker leaks oil

Miles of shoreline along some of Greece’s most popular beaches has been left blackened following a huge oil spill from a sunken tanker. The Agia Zoni II ship, which was 45 years old, sank near the island of Salamis on Sunday night. By Wednesday, the spill …
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Palm oil leak pollutes Hong Kong beaches

HONG KONG – Lumps of congealed palm oil leaked after a collision of two cargo ships last week off the coast of southern China have been gathering in Hong Kong waters for days, forcing authorities to close down 13 beaches over safety concerns. The collision …
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Seafood, beaches and oil: Peaceful county at odds over drilling plan

Drilling could lead to spills that would pollute beaches and marshes that draw tourists to popular vacation spots, critics of the plan say. The image of oil-coated seabirds from BP’s 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico is hard for some folks to shake …
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Mystery Oil Spill Turns Miles of Trinidad’s Beaches Black – Truth-Out

Mystery Oil Spill Turns Miles of Trinidad's Beaches Black
Truth-Out
Oil spill (Image: Oil spill via Shutterstock)Port of Spain, December 23 2013 – Whether it is a case of sabotage or simply poor management practices by the state-owned PETROTRIN, as the union claims, a mysterious oil spill in south Trinidad is wreaking
Trinidad oil spill classified as sabotageStabroek News
OIL SPILL SOSTrinidad & Tobago Express
TRINIDAD OILSPILL MYSTERYCaribbean Life
Caribbean360.com –Go Jamaica
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BP Oil Spill’s Sticky Remnants Wash Up Sporadically On Gulf Beaches – National Geographic

As they walk the sands of Orange Beach, Alabama, T. Prabhakar Clement and Joel Hayworth have no difficulty finding traces of the Deepwater Horizon disaster—in fact, the Auburn University researchers have a harder time making sure those traces …
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Gulf Coast beaches rebound 1 year after oil spill – News-Leader.com

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Last summer John Ehrenreich wondered whether his Pensacola Beach go-cart track and parasailing business would make it through the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. But this summer, business has boomed at Bonifay Water Sports …
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Gulf Coast beaches rebound a year after oil spill – msnbc.com

PENSACOLA, Florida — Last summer John Ehrenreich wondered whether his Pensacola Beach go-cart track and parasailing business would make it through the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This summer, business has boomed at Bonifay Water Sports …
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