How Do We Clean Up Oil Spills?

When oil is spilled into the ocean, it has some devastating effects on the ecosystem. How do we clean it up? Where Does Our Oil Come From? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkaplHQp2n0&list=UUzWQYUVCpZqtN93H8RR44Qw Read More: The Gulf Oil Spill Isn't Really Over, Even Five Years Later http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/gulf-oil-spill-isnt-really-over-even-five-years-later-180955034/?no-ist "Two Louisiana scientists reflect on the event and how its lingering effects are continuing to change the Gulf Coast." Scientists develop mesh that captures oil-but lets water through http://phys.org/news/2015-04-scientists-mesh-captures-oilbut.html "The unassuming piece of stainless steel mesh in a lab at The Ohio State University doesn't look like a very big deal, but it could make a big difference for future environmental cleanups." Nanocellulose sponges to combat oil spills http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140506074500.htm "A new, absorbent material could be of assistance in future oil spill accidents: a chemically modified nanocellulose sponge." How Are Oil Spills Cleaned? http://www.livescience.com/32524-how-are-oil-spills-cleaned.html "On Monday, workers in Australia rushed to contain an oil spill from a grounded ship in the Great Barrier Reef." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq

 

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