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Effects of a Brazilian Oil Spill 10 years ago

Informative article on the aftermath of a Brazilian Oil Spill 10 years ago .....



"It was here 10 years ago that 1.3 million litres of oil leaked from an underwater pipeline smothering in oil birds, sandy beaches, and much of the mangrove swamps that surround Guanabara Bay."

"I was recently led into a large patch of mangrove that was hardest hit by the oil, and let me be clear here: What I saw was evidence that there is no recovery after all these years."


"The mud is thick, black and lifeless. And it stinks. Dead stumps - what used to be thick green mangrove swamps - protrude out from the mud as far as your eyes see.

It looks like a scene captured by a camera attached to an unmanned spacecraft that has just landed on a lifeless planet in another galaxy.

Nothing is growing here, and I can’t imagine anything growing here in a very long time.

It’s sad."

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Bunk. Google Guanabara Bay and try to find an area that is not

lush with greenery.
Then read the report by the Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology from 2006. Seems the biggest problem in Guanabara Bay is the dumping of raw sewage
into the bay by the people of Rio de Janeiro.
However the fishing there according to the study is very productive.
I still would not eat any of those fish swimming in raw sewage.

It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people that pay no price for being wrong.
Thomas Sowell

gosh seems like folks are pretty gullible

not everything blogged or showing up on you tube is valid....

why do folks assign "credibility" to links?

"links" are NOT legal or scientific citations....

there is more bunk and junk out there than there is real information....

used to detest the MSM....but the internet has become even worse....spreading more disinformation than can ever be counted....

and folks just eat it up....assuming some truth or fact or validity....scary scary scary

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