Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Deepwater Horizon oil spill still affecting birds

"Scientists have identified the first evidence of Deepwater Horizon oil in a land animal - the Seaside Sparrow. The scientists analyzed the diet and feathers of sparrows collected more than a year after the oil spill. The birds that were captured in habitats that were exposed to the oil had a different chemical signature in their tissues than the birds that were found in areas of the marsh that were not exposed to the oil."

Learn more about this at: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161116103556.htm

No comments:

Post a Comment