oil spill

The Mexican Gulf oil spill in infographics

The disastrous oil spill in the Mexican Gulf represents a complex story with lots of different angles. Newspapers have taken a stab at tackling these angles, which include the ecological impact on sea and coastal ecosystems and the work underway to try and stem the flow of oil.¬†Graphic design departments have been working overtime to […]

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Is New Zealand prepared for a major oil spill?

UPDATE: New Zealand is facing its own potential environmental crisis as a stricken container ship remains grounded on a reef near Tauranga Harbour, with 1700 tons of heavy fuel oil onboard… From last year… The ecological disaster unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico has reminded us of how fragile our natural environment is and the […]

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