31 Jul '13, 8pm

Major #oilspill in Thailand: Let's REJECT FOSSIL FUELS: #OilAndWaterDontMix

Major #oilspill in Thailand: Let's REJECT FOSSIL FUELS: #OilAndWaterDontMix

Marine life, ocean ecosystems and coastal economies are threatened by the renewed push to expand offshore oil drilling off of our coasts. Offshore drilling increases the risk of toxic exposure from oil contamination to wildlife and coastal communities, and contributes to economic losses and climate change . The risks of oil pollution are especially grave in the Arctic , a unique and fragile ecosystem where oil development is already underway and where even a small oil spill could be impossible to clean up. Offshore drilling operations are a source of insidious leaks, and catastrophic spills and blowouts. Oil that is obtained from drilling operations then needs to be transported via pumps or tanker vessels to refineries and then on to points of distribution and use. Each of these stages are vulnerable to accidents that can result in various forms of pollution entering the o...

Full article: http://oceana.org/en/our-work/stop-ocean-pollution/oil-po...

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