SDG 13: Climate Action

This is how oil spills damage our environment

'In the immediate aftermath of an oil disaster, the effects on fish, sea birds, and other marine animals are often very visible.' Image: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Charlotte Edmond

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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A harbor seal pup rescued at Refugio Beach oil spill. (June 2015 - Refugio Beach, California) Image: USFWS

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Oil can affect marine animals throughout their lifecycle. Image: Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium

The Deepwater Horizon disaster was the biggest oil spill to affect US waters Image: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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