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BP Oil Spill Hurt Marshes, but Recovery Possible

Originally published in ScienceDaily. Crabs, insects and spiders living in coastal salt marshes affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster were damaged by the massive oil spill but were able to recover within a year if their host plants remained healthy, according to a University of Houston study published March 7 in the open access journal PLoS […]