Go Below the Surface of the Gulf Oil Disaster

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Tue, Jul 27th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

It appears that only a fraction of the millions of gallons of crude oil that have flooded into the Gulf of Mexico rises to the surface. A lot of the oil remains dissolved or dispersed in the Gulf's waters, contaminating one of the most productive marine ecosystems in the world. Click here to go below the surface of the Gulf oil disaster. You can hover on the blue bars to dive into the Gulf and hover over the (?) to learn more.

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