The Effects of Exxon Valdez Oil Spill on Alaskan Wildlife?

Answer In the spring of 1989, a fully-loaded Exxon oil tanker hit a reef a few miles from its home port of Valdez, Alaska. The hull ruptured, and close to 11 million gallons of crude oil spilled into Prin... Read More »

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How would the oil spill affect the wildlife?

hey guys here you go.. and your welcomeThe long-term damage to various species, and to the habitat and nesting or breeding grounds those species depend upon for their survival, is one of the most f... Read More »

The Effects of Acid Rain on Wildlife?

Acid rain is a dangerous form of pollution that can affect entire ecosystems. It results from sulfur and nitrogen contaminants in the air -- mostly from burning coal -- that produce acidic rainwate... Read More »

The Effects of the Oil Spill on Shrimpers?

When the Deepwater Horizon oil spill occurred in 2010, many wondered what impact this would have on local shrimpers in the Gulf of Mexico. Over 190 million gallons of oil spilled from the broken BP... Read More »

Effects of Temperature on an Oil Spill Clean Up?

Oil spills occur wherever crude oil and refined products are produced, moved, processed and stored. The cause may be malfunctioning machinery and infrastructure, natural disasters, human error or d... Read More »