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Study shows how turtles have fared a decade after oil spill

Twelve years after an oil spill coated nearly 35 miles of the Kalamazoo River, new research at The University of Toledo confirms that turtles rehabilitated in the aftermath of the disaster had high long-term survival rates.

Oil slick from cargo ship off Gibraltar reaches shore

Small amounts of oil from a bulk carrier that collided with a gas tanker off Gibraltar has reached the shoreline of the British territory and neighboring Spain, local officials said Friday.

UN raises alarm on Red Sea oil tanker 'time-bomb'

The UN appealed Tuesday for the last $14 million needed to try and prevent a stricken oil tanker from triggering a disaster off Yemen that could cost $20 billion to clean up.