BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill working up the food chain, study says

Research reported in Environmental Research Letters shows that oil from the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon spill is moving up the food chain. In Louisiana, the team evaluated sparrow gastrointestinal contents as well as their feathers, and they found evidence that carbon from the spilled oil had been integrated into biological tissues.BBC (11/16)

 

This is a huge reason why we need to block oil and gas drilling in the Artic National Wildlife Reserve.

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