Questions remain over oil spill effects on Florida’s mangroves

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Not a whole lot is known about the long term impact of oil on coastal ecosystems. A researcher at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota studied a spill near the mouth of Tampa Bay back in 1993…and did a follow up study 8 years later. Mike Kiniry reports on what she found.

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