27 May '11, 7pm

BP oil spill partly blamed for Gulf dolphin deaths via @cmswire

BP oil spill partly blamed for Gulf dolphin deaths via @cmswire

The sun sets over the Gulf of Mexico and Barataria Bay April 13, 2011 near Grand Isle, Louisiana. Grand Isle and Barataria Bay were two of the hardest hit areas in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion. -- PHOTO: AFP MIAMI - THE deaths of over 150 dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico so far this year is due in part to the devastating 2010 BP oil spill and the chemical dispersants used to contain it, a report said on Thursday. A total of 153 dolphins have been found in the Gulf so far in 2011, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Sixty-five of the mammals were babies. In a study on the effects of the spill, marine expert Graham Worthy of the University of Central Florida, along with 26 other experts, said the dolphins were found in a part of the Gulf that saw nearly five million barrels of crude leak in the worst oil spill in US ...

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Oil spill at Kallang River

Oil spill at Kallang River

channelnewsasia.com 07 Jun '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE : An oil spill was discovered at Kallang River, next to Potong Pasir Avenue 1, on Tuesday afternoon. The nationa...