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Whose Oil? The Gulf of Mexico’s or BP’s?

(Photo credit: Christine Mikitaw/Flickr) A team of scientists — including a University of Florida geologist — is using a British Petroleum grant to examine the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico's ecosystem. They've discovering detectable levels of oil have entered the food web.

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Marine life two years after the BP oil spill

The two year anniversary of the BP oil spill is approaching this Friday.  The deadly oil rig explosion resulted in 11 deaths and billions of gallons of oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM Tershone Phillips reports on the effects and improvements on marine life over the past two years. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BPMarineLife.mp3] …

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