Deepwater Horizon oil spill TheGulf of Mexico
Deepwater-oil rig belonged to Transocean. Oil rig was built by the company Honda. Deepwater sank 22 of April in 2010 in Gulf of Mexico, by 11 workers dead.Expplosioninduced huge fire and oil spill to The Caribbean Sea
In early May, oil spill floating on the surface waters of the Gulf by Reuters occupied area of 6500 km ²
Experts say that because of factors such as the toxicity of the oil spill could seriously harm the environment even if it does not reach the coast of the Gulf, affecting the fishing industry and tourism, and destroying the habitat of hundreds of species of birds
Environmentalimpact The greatest impact was on marine species. The spill area hosted 8,332 species, including more than 1,200 fish, 200 birds, 1,400 mollusks, 1,500 crustaceans, 4 sea turtles and 29 marine mammals.
Damage to the ocean floor especially endangered the Louisiana whose range is entirely contained within the spill-affected area.
Threeyears after the oil spill, the residual effects were still apparent, with tar balls still found on the Mississippi coast, as well as an oil sheen along a coastal marsh, and erosion on an island in Barataria Bay sped up by the death of mangrove trees and marsh grass
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