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An ocean wave, laden with oil & toxic dispersants, from the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Is technology simultaneously improving our lives & destroying the planet? IS the solution to pollution, dilution, or, is it possible to break our planet's oceans? These are difficult questions to answer, but the direction the human race must swiftly move in, is painfully obvious when this image crosses ones vision for the future. NO OFFSHORE DRILLING, THE CONSEQUENCES ARE DIRE.

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The DeepWater Horizon oil spill cost $14 billion to clean up and dumb 5+ million gallons of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Twelve years after the Valdez oil spill, oil could be found on 50% of the surveyed beaches.
from The Huffington Post

INFOGRAPHIC: Environmental Disasters Prove They Don't Heal Themselves

The DeepWater Horizon oil spill cost $14 billion to clean up and dumb 5+ million gallons of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Twelve years after the Valdez oil spill, oil could be found on 50% of the surveyed beaches.

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NOAA response and restoration to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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When faced with our darkest hour hope is not a tactic. #DeepwaterHorizon In theaters September 30. From the director of #LoneSurvivor starring @MarkWahlberg. @deepwaterhorizonmovie #deepwaterhorizonmovie #oilfield #offshorelife by krosslidrilling

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from The Huffington Post

Gulf Oil Spill

this is influential bc this describes how bad the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico really was and how bad, not only people but the animals were effected. Gulf Oil Spill 2010 by June Andrews

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This Sunday, April 20, 2014, marks the 4-year anniversary of the BP oil spill. New research continues to show that the effects of the spill are more far reaching than most had ever imagined.

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from TreeHugger

Daniel Beltrá's Amazing Photos: See the BP Oil Spill Like Never Before

BP Horizon Deep Water oil disaster - adding some highly toxic dispersants to the oil spill.....credit: Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace The BP disaster raised a lot of questions about offshore drilling safety. Unfortunately, little—if anything—has been done to address those concerns. In fact, much more has been done to continue to expand offshore operations in spite of concerns.

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A Dolphin Baby Bust in the Gulf of Mexico Worries Scientists - Researchers find that only 20 percent of bottlenose dolphins captured in an area contaminated by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill were able to reproduce.

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from Bloomberg.com

BP Oil Still Ashore One Year After End of Gulf Spill

BP oil spill. BP oil spill. Benjamin Lowy/Getty Images

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Oil in water, Deepwater Horizon oil spill