Ecosystems after the Gulf oil spill

Living on Earth

This story was originally covered by PRI’s Living on Earth. For more, listen to the audio above.

Six months after the BP blowout began, LOE’s Jeff Young asks scientists what we know about the oil’s effects so far. For some species, the direct toll from the oil is less severe than many had feared. But the long-term impacts could mean the worst is yet to come.

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