Oil pollution a threat to haddock

Haddock is an important fish species that has its most important spawning ground in and around Norway’s northern Lofoten archipelago, where oil production is being planned. However, research now reveals that the roe and larvae of haddock are more susceptible to oil pollution than previously thought.

Recap: M6 closed as lorry spills sulphuric acid – Birmingham Mail


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Recap: M6 closed as lorry spills sulphuric acid
Birmingham Mail
Drivers face major delays on the Midlands' motorway network this morning after a lorry spilled sulphuric acid on the carriageway, forcing the closure of the M6 between J4a of the M42 and J4 at Coleshill. Huge queues have formed as drivers seek to get
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M6 southbound to closed till 5pm after acid leak from lorry – ITV News


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M6 southbound to closed till 5pm after acid leak from lorry
ITV News
Fire crews confirm that 1400 litres of sulphuric acid has leaked from a lorry located on the hardshoulder on the M6 southbound this morning. It is believed at this time that the lorry is carrying twenty containers, each holding 1,440 litres of suphuric
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Weathered oil in Gulf of Mexico may threaten development of fish embryos and larvae

The Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill, in which nearly three million barrels of crude oil got released in 2010 into the northern Gulf of Mexico, contaminated the spawning habitats for many fishes. A research team has now found that ultraviolet light is changing the structure of the DWH oil components into something more toxic, further threatening numerous commercially and ecologically important fishes.