Nine-Week Toxic Oil Spill Taking Huge Toll on Sea Life

Publication: The Sydney Morning Herald

Author: Marian Wilkinson

10/23/2009 - Hundreds of dolphins and sea birds have been recorded migrating through the huge oil spill off the West Australian coast, a report by WWF has found.

Gilly Llewellyn, who led the survey, said sea birds were already dying and ''hundreds if not thousands of dolphins, seabirds and sea snakes are being exposed to toxic oil'.'


Polling conducted by the Pew Environment Group found that 79 per cent of Australians believe the spill will cause long-term damage to the marine environment and sea life.

Read the full article Nine-Week Toxic Oil Spill Taking Huge Toll on Sea Life on The Sydney Morning Herald's Web site.

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