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Tracing the effects of oil in the open ocean
« on: 24/08/2010 17:56:24 »
Oil spills not only cause problems for the shores they wash up on but also impact open ocean ecosystems. Amy Hirons invites us into the planktonic world and tells us about her studies tracing the fingerprint of oil throughout the marine food web.
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« Reply #1 on: 24/08/2010 17:56:24 »
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« Reply #2 on: 24/08/2010 19:53:36 »
Nice one!

I do hope that the top dogs at BP are taking note of this research rather than trying to belittle the effects of what was essentially a disaster caused by human error.
 

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Tracing the effects of oil in the open ocean
« Reply #3 on: 25/08/2010 00:03:43 »
Poor Tony HummmmMM How can you feel sorry for a multi millionaire
No body likes me, sob sob!
So what I have so much money, I can have a face reconstruction, a change of Identity and live somewhere I want and be served and serviced without any tax problems.
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BP said that under the terms of his contract Hayward would receive a year's salary in lieu of notice, amounting to 1.045 million.

Bangkok Post: 'Demonized' BP boss Hayward resigns over Gulf oil spill Jul 27, 2010...
 BP on Tuesday said it had made a record 16.9-billion-dollar loss in the second quarter,

 ... worth 1.045 million pounds (1.245 million euros, 1.620 million dollars).
He, (Anthony), also has a pension pot totaling 11 million pounds . ... company on thin ice with the American people for devastating the Gulf Coast ...

http://www.bangkokpost.com/breakingnews/188131/demonised-bp-boss-hayward-resigns-over-gulf-oil-spill

http://www.energy-daily.com/reports/Demonised_BP_boss_Hayward_resigns_over_Gulf_oil_spill_999.html
 

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« Reply #4 on: 25/08/2010 19:34:01 »
If you examine this thread really carefully you will see that nobody mentioned the name of the company that was running the rig that actually spilled the oil.
Odd that, isn't it?
 

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