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The farther the better for corals after oil spill

Deepwater organisms may be slow to recover from Gulf accident

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6:52pm, March 26, 2012

Deepwater corals didn’t escape the ecological damage of the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. How much they were hurt depended on how close to the spill’s source they were.

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