How Will the BP Oil Spill Affect Critically Endangered Bluefin Tuna?

May 3, 2010 by  
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Photo: NOAA Potentially Serious Long-Term Impacts The Gulf of Mexico, where a massive oil spill is taking place right now, is also the spawning ground for the critically endangered (according to the IUCN Red List) bluefin tuna. Stocks have already fallen about 90% since the 1970s, and they could fall even closer to extinction because of this catastrophe. Indeed, the location of the spill and the timing are particularly bad for the bluefin tuna…..

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Is The BP Spill Big Enough To Resuscitate The Environmental Movement?

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The Blue Marble from Apollo 17, taken on December 7, 1972 Image credit: NASA, Earth Observatory Floating residues from the ongoing BP oil ‘blowout’ in the Gulf are expansive enough to be easily visible from space. Satellite photos of oil on salt water may even impact the politics of environment in the USA, just as did NASA’s first photos of the Blue Planet two years after the first Earth Day, helping inspire Congress to pass major pieces of environmental legislation

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