News tagged with oil spills

Wood sponge soaks up oil from water

Oil spills and industrial discharge can contaminate water with greasy substances. Although it's true that oil and water don't mix, separating and recovering each component can still be challenging. Now, researchers have created ...

dateOct 24, 2018 in Nanomaterials
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Image: Mediterranean slick

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission has imaged the oil spill in the Mediterranean following a collision between two merchant ships on Sunday 7 October 2018. A Tunisian cargo ship is reported to have struck the hull of a Cypriot ...

dateOct 09, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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