Sea Life Flourishes in the Gulf


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Despite the howls of panic over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill this past summer, sea life is flourishing in the gulf. Key quote:

A comprehensive new study says that in some of the most heavily fished areas of the Gulf of Mexico, various forms of sea life, from shrimp to sharks, have seen their populations triple since before the spill. Some species, including shrimp and croaker, did even better. [emphasis mine]

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  • Every oil spill ever has been decried as the end of sea life in the area forever… every oil spill ever has been overblown by the press and the eco-nuts and it turns out to be no big deal. The next oil spill will also be.

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