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Report: Heavy Oil Coat On Gulf Floor

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Monday, September 13, 2010, In : World News 
Grim news from New Orleans as of 9:10 AM Pacific Time today.  A team of researchers from the University of Georgia says they found a coating of oil on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico, at least two inches thick and as far as 80 miles away from the plugged Deep Horizons well.  The latest sample was taken early this morning (Sept. 13) and was covering a number of dead animals such as shrimp and deep sea worms.  Samantha Joye, leader of the research team, says the oil is fresh and is probably fro...
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Gulf Seafood Already Shows Oil Contamination

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Monday, August 9, 2010, In : Animals 
Scientists studying the effects of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico say that the larvae of blue crabs taken in for study have shown widespread oil contamination.  The transparent larvae are for the most part showing tiny drops of orange oil inside their bodies.  This is a small amount, but the predators that feed on them take them in by the hundreds, and as the crabs mature, they will be eaten by more complex animals such as tuna, cranes, and racoons, leading to contamination of the ent...
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Chief Jack Hawk Chief Jack has hosted The Mohawk Radio Show since August 1969. He is a champion for the cause of Indie artists, and many Indies have had great success since having their music played on the station. He is a Mohawk chief who played with a Canadian band for about 10 years. He publishes articles under the name Jacques Boulerice for Yahoo! Voices and is working on a new movie script.

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