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Scientists: Fish Sick Where BP's Oil Spill Hit

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April 18, 2012
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Two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists are finding trouble in the oiled Gulf of Mexico: Fish with lesions and evidence of contamination. But no link has been found between the sick fish and the oil spill.


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Australia: From Tuna Hunter to Sushi Saver

Australia: From Tuna Hunter to Sushi Saver

Deutsche Welle (Apr. 30, 2012) — Bluefin tuna are threatened by extinction as the global appetite for the fish soars. A fishing ban is unlikely, so one solution is to breed the fish in underwater cages. But they're not easy to rear in captivity. In Australia, German-born Hagen Stehr is working to mimic natural living conditions of the fish in his onshore farm. The idea is to create an artificial model of the journey to their spawning grounds in order to trick the fish into reproducing.
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Impact of Valdez Spill Lingers After 25 Years

Impact of Valdez Spill Lingers After 25 Years

AP (Mar. 20, 2014) — At a news conference in Washington marking the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, a group of Alaskan community members, along with oil spill, climate and offshore drilling experts said the region will never fully recover. (March 20) Video provided by AP
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500 Tonnes of Fish Killed by Spill in Mexico Lagoon

500 Tonnes of Fish Killed by Spill in Mexico Lagoon

AFP (July 2, 2013) — Around 500 tonnes of fish were killed by the spill of molasses from a factory of cattle food upstream into the lagoon of the Hurtado dam in Acatlan de Juarez, state of Jalisco, north Mexico. Fishermen collected dead fish piled in the banks of the lagoon on July 1, 2013.
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Lower Mississippi River Reopens After Oil Spill

Lower Mississippi River Reopens After Oil Spill

AP (Feb. 24, 2014) — The Coast Guard reopened the Mississippi River on Monday, two days after an oil spill closed the river between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. About 31,500 gallons of light crude oil spilled into the river after a tank barge hit a towboat. (Feb. 24) Video provided by AP
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