Welcome to Top10Archive! From Fergana Valley, to the Amoco Cadiz Incident, in this video we will look at the top 10 largest oil spills in recorded history. In all fairness, we have omitted the Kuwait oil fires and oil lakes of 1991, as they were intentional oil spills. Support us by shopping on Amazon! http://tinyurl.com/njwyzzn 10. Amoco Cadiz Oil Tankers – 1.6 to 1.7 Million Barrels 9. The Castillo De Bellver – 1.85 Million Barrels 8. ABT Summer – 1.8 to 1.9 Million Barrels 7. Iran-Iraq War – 1.9 Million Barrels 6. Fergana Valley – 2+ Million Barrels 5. The Atlantic Empress – 2.1 to 2.4 Million Barrels 4. Ixtoc – 3+ Million Barrels 3. BP Oil Spill – 4.7 to 4.9 Million Barrels 2. The Gulf War Oil Spill – 8 Million Barrels 1. The Midway-Sunset Oil Field – Lakeview Gusher – 9 Million Barrels Voice Over Talent: http://www.youtube.com/user/thought2
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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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With crude oil still gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, we look at why oil and water shouldn't mix? More links in description below ↓↓↓ Support Periodic Videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos A video on every element: http://bit.ly/118elements More at http://www.periodicvideos.com/ Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/periodicvideos And on Twitter at http://twitter.com/periodicvideos From the School of Chemistry at The University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/NottChem Periodic Videos films are by video journalist Brady Haran: http://www.bradyharanblog.com Join Brady's mailing list for updates and extra stuff --- http://eepurl.com/YdjL9
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Cat Island was once one of the four largest bird-nesting grounds in Louisiana. But the Deepwater Horizon oil spill killed the mangroves growing there, destroying the root system that held the island's sediment in place. Since 2010, the 5.5 acre island has been washing away into the Gulf of Mexico, and migratory birds find their home disappearing before their eyes. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Is the Gulf oil spill's damage over, or still unfolding? Read more: http://goo.gl/nt8P5R VIDEOGRAPHER AND PRODUCER: Fritz Faerber PHOTOGRAPHY AND ADDITIONAL VIDEO: P.J. Hahn SENIOR PRODUCER: Jeff Hertrick ADDITIONAL VIDEO: U.S. Coast Guard, National Wildlife Federation, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service EDITOR: Kathryn Carlson The Gulf Oil Spill Disintegrated This Island | National Geographic https://youtu.be/UkATPicHIo4 National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Hair isn’t just for top knots; it can protect the ocean too. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO While oil spills have declined over the years, they still happen, and when they do, it can be devastating to the environment. One natural way to help contain oil spills is through the use of hair booms and hair mats. Hair is a naturally hydrophobic and biosorbent, which means, it repels water and can collect heavy metals and other contaminants, like oil. The more popular methods to contain oil spills use synthetic materials and chemicals, which can be costly and just as dangerous to environment. So, it’s worth exploring eco-friendly ways to clean up the ocean and other waterways. You can learn more about how hair-booms and hair mats can be used during oil spills on Matter of Trust’s website: https://matteroftrust.org/297/clean-wave-program Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com. Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o Or Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H
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Singer: Adam Lambert Song: Mad World This video shows how much of a great impact oil spills have on the marine life, and is hopefully a wake up call to show how this is affecting not only their habitat, but even ours. **This song belongs to 'RCA Records' Record Label, I do not own this song** By: Ryan M & Irfan of Class 8C
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It's been four years since the Deepwater Horizon disaster that killed 11 people and unleashed oil into the Gulf of Mexico for 87 days. Scientists dove to the Gulf floor for the first time since 2010 to determine how marine life is recovering. Chip Reid reports.
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This short children's film examines how the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico can affect us and they experiment to see how oil affects sea animals. Sponsored by the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Foundation, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, and the Monterey Institute for International Studies. Produced by students from the Olson Elementary School, Class 1, in Marina, California, for the MERITO Program -- Multicultural Voices for Ocean Literacy 2010 www.californiampas.org
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After surviving a natural oil spill, Olive the otter is back out in Monterey Bay defending an underwater forest. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoWILDSubscribe About National Geographic Wild: National Geographic Wild is a place for all things animals and for animal-lovers alike. Take a journey through the animal kingdom with us and discover things you never knew before, or rediscover your favorite animals! Get More National Geographic Wild: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoWILD Facebook: http://bit.ly/NGWFacebook Twitter: http://bit.ly/NGWTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NGWInstagram Olive the Oiled Sea Otter | United States of Animals https://youtu.be/xGiOaf1YigI Nat Geo Wild https://www.youtube.com/user/NatGeoWild
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For more information: http://www.7activestudio.com [email protected] http://www.7activemedical.com/ [email protected] http://www.sciencetuts.com/ [email protected] Contact: +91- 9700061777, 040-64501777 / 65864777 7 Active Technology Solutions Pvt.Ltd. is an educational 3D digital content provider for K-12. We also customise the content as per your requirement for companies platform providers colleges etc . 7 Active driving force "The Joy of Happy Learning" -- is what makes difference from other digital content providers. We consider Student needs, Lecturer needs and College needs in designing the 3D & 2D Animated Video Lectures. We are carrying a huge 3D Digital Library ready to use. Oil spill is one type of pollution of sea water due to human activities.oil spill is nothing but leakage or flow of liquid petroleum hydrocarbons from containers to the surface of water. Oil spill affects the aquatic animals, palnts and even also birds. Oil spill form a oil coat on the body surface of animals and on the feathers of bird. Oil spill restricts the movement of animals and prevent the entry of sunlight in to the sea water. Birds cannot fly due to this oil coat on their feathers. So we should take preventive measures to control oil spills and also to save aquatic organisms.
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An oil spill caused by two cargo ships colliding near Chennai has affected a 30 km stretch along the coastline and is spreading because of the waves and the strong winds. Close to a thousand workers, including volunteers from engineering colleges and fishermen, are using their bare hands to clear the thick sludge that machines have failed to remove, and dump it in vats. Watch more videos: http://www.ndtv.com/video?yt Download the NDTV news app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.july.ndtv&referrer=utm_source%3Dyoutubecards%26utm_medium%3Dcpc%26utm_campaign%3Dyoutube
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Kevin Pereira's special report on the devastating BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues with his look at the oil's impact on the fragile wildlife. He learns about the techniques used to clean up the oil and save the affected birds. For more from AOTS Exclusive, go here: http://g4tv.com/attackoftheshow/exclusives/index.html
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CNN's Kyra Phillips looks at the devastating impact that the Exxon Valdez oil spill had on the area's wildlife. More from CNN at http://www.cnn.com/ To license this and other CNN/HLN content, visit http://imagesource.cnn.com or e-mail [email protected]
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Oil Spills in the Ocean and Oil Pollution - Seas are no longer water!! This video is an introduction on Oil Spills in the ocean, water pollution by ships, oil pollution, its impact, crude oil pollution, skimming and cleaning processes, oil spill and resultant danger in ecosystem and more. You can view complete video of Oil Spills - Seas are no longer water!! on http://www.video.marinebiztv.com/videos.php?video=MjYz&key=search&k=b2lsIHNwaWxscw== Here you will find a darker side of the sea that introduces us to an oily and the most deadly issue, Oil Spill in the ocean. Even during these modern days, when ships are equipped with the advanced technological devices and when in-numerous people depend on coastal areas; oil spill continues to be a major threat to the marine environment. Most man-made oil pollution comes from land-based activities but unfortunately public focuses more on seagoing oil tankers. Heavier crude oil of less toxicity remain on the water surface much longer as oil is lighter than water and does not decompose, as it is also flammable oil spills can usually fuel ocean fires.
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New Zealand has declared its worst maritime pollution disaster, as oil gushes into a pristine bay from a stranded container ship. Duration: 02:03
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Oil-eating bacteria could help clean up oil spills.
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More than 100,000 gallons of thick, crude oil spilled into the ocean near Santa Barbara on May 19, 2015, risking the lives of animals that depend on the sea to live. UC Davis oiled wildlife specialist rushed to the scene to save as may oiled animals as possible. Read the story at http://ucdavis.edu/ucdavis-today/2015/june/02-wildlife-experience-high-price-of-oil.html.
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In one of the worst oil shipping disasters in decades, a tanker carrying $60 million of Iranian oil collided with a Chinese cargo ship. We speak with marine biologist David Santillo about the possible effects on marine ecosystems Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.
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ACI 2011 AWARD WINNING VIDEO. When the waters of the Gulf of Mexico were threatened by the Deepwater Horizon Spill last spring, FWC and its partners acted quickly. Biologists and rescue boats went out daily in search of impacted sea turtles. 130 visibly oiled turtles were found. Spotters stood on the boats fishing towers while staff used handheld nets to reach the turtles. Once aboard, the turtles were assessed, measured, weighed, photographed, tagged and samples were taken. Each site a turtle was found was recorded by GPS. Turtles not impacted were returned to the water while those impacted were brought to Gulf World in Panama City, FL. At this location they were given primary care until they were deemed stable and medically cleared to move to a new facility at Sea World. At Sea World, impacted turtles were completely rehabbed until they could be released back into the Gulf. On August 18, 2010 23 Kemp's Ridley's were releases in Cedar Key, FL. As a secondary precaution, FWC staff decided to move entire clutches of nests on the Gulf beaches. Each clutch has 45-50 eggs. These eggs were late in the incubation period where there gender was already determined and the magnetic cues that help turtles return to their beach of birth hopefully was already imprinted. Coolers were then taken to a holding area where they waited for Fed Ex trucks to take them to their next location at Kennedy Space Center in Port Canaveral, FL. These trucks were specially outfitted for this travel. The Kennedy Space Center offered climate controlled storage facility. Coolers were monitored and as hatchling's emerged they were released into the oil free waters of the Atlantic Ocean. More than 13,000 hatchling's were released. This video received a second place award in 2011 from the Association for Conservation Information.
Oil spills are an unavoidable part of our future on this planet. Until we no longer have to rely on the messy stuff, we will still have to pump oil and ship it around the world, and drilling and shipping inevitably means spills. In this season of Upgrade, we head out to Fermilab, the nation's premier particle physics laboratory, to talk to Arden Warner. Warner, whose day job as a physicist consists of colliding high speed particles together, thought of a unique way to clean up oil spills—using magnets. Warner said he figured there had to be a way to organically magnetize spilled oil, which could then be magnetically collected. He showed us how to do this by adding the naturally-occurring magnetic mineral magnetite to spilled oil, which allows that oil to more easily be manipulated and captured than by other methods. We also take a look at how he has implemented these simple principles into an electromagnetic boom that could be used to change the future of oil spill recovery. Check out The 20-Year Old With a Plan to Rid the Sea of Plastic: http://bit.ly/Ocean-Clean-Up-Kid Watch Now: Al Gore Explains Why Civilization Might Not Survive the Next 100 Years - http://bit.ly/1qwPhNM Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardtv
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A day after the fuel tank of an oil tanker ship burst after a collision with an LPG carrying vessel, dead turtles and fish floated on the sea at Ernavur. The Coast Guard has already issued a notice to the master and the owner of the vessel to take all actions to undertake containment and recovery of oil spill and to keep the environment clean. Video: ANI Music: Big Bang Fuzz For more videos, subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/2aIcith Check out The Quint for more news: https://www.thequint.com To Stay Updated, Download The Quint App: Google Play Store: http://bit.ly/2doDlOo Apple App Store: http://apple.co/2d6qYnT Follow The Quint here: Facebook: http://bit.ly/1RXYIg5 Twitter: http://bit.ly/1tjFuxI Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Piyc18 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Also Follow The Quint in Hindi: https://hindi.thequint.com
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Profit Pollution and Deception BP and the Oil Spill FULL DOCUMENTARY HD The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill, the BP oil disaster, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the Macondo blowout) began on 20 April 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect. It claimed eleven lives and is considered the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry, an estimated 8% to 31% larger in volume than the previously largest, the Ixtoc I oil spill. Following the explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, a sea-floor oil gusher flowed for 87 days, until it was capped on 15 July 2010. The total discharge has been estimated at 4.9 million barrels (210 million US gal; 780,000 m3).
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Besides seabirds and wetlands' wildlife, the oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico is also threatening the world's most endangered sea turtles. The Kemp's Ridley Turtle has been making a comeback in recent years with the help of conservationists. But its migratory path takes it right through the polluted Gulf. Al Jazeera's Franc Contreras reports from Mexico's northeastern Gulf Coast.
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The Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska, on March 24, 1989, when Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker bound for Long Beach, California, struck Prince William Sound's Bligh Reef at 12:04 a.m. local time and spilled 260,000 to 750,000 barrels (41,000 to 119,000 m3) of crude oil over the next few days. It is considered to be one of the most devastating human-caused environmental disasters. The Valdez spill was the largest ever in US waters until the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, in terms of volume released. However, Prince William Sound's remote location, accessible only by helicopter, plane, or boat, made government and industry response efforts difficult and severely taxed existing plans for response. The region is a habitat for salmon, sea otters, seals and seabirds. The oil, originally extracted at the Prudhoe Bay oil field, eventually covered 1,300 miles (2,100 km) of coastline, and 11,000 square miles (28,000 km2) of ocean. Exxon's CEO, Lawrence Rawl, shaped the company's response. According to official reports, the ship was carrying approximately 55 million US gallons (210,000 m3) of oil, of which about 10.1 to 11 million US gallons (240,000 to 260,000 bbl; 38,000 to 42,000 m3) were spilled into the Prince William Sound. A figure of 11 million US gallons (260,000 bbl; 42,000 m3) was a commonly accepted estimate of the spill's volume and has been used by the State of Alaska's Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and environmental groups such as Greenpeace and the Sierra Club. Some groups, such as Defenders of Wildlife, dispute the official estimates, maintaining that the volume of the spill, which was calculated by subtracting the volume of material removed from the vessel's tanks after the spill from the volume of the original cargo, has been underreported. Alternative calculations, based on the assumption that the official reports underestimated how much seawater had been forced into the damaged tanks, placed the total at 25 to 32 million US gallons (600,000 to 760,000 bbl; 95,000 to 121,000 m3). From: Big Oil: In the Wake of the Exxon Valdez - Natural World - BBC
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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Chinese authorities struggling to contain the environmental and economic damage of a major oil spill in the Yellow sea which began last Friday. The pipeline has now been repaired, but the cause of the explosion that ruptured it is unknown. Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley reports from Dalian. (July 23, 2010) At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people's lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a 'voice to the voiceless.' Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world's most respected news and current affairs channels. Social Media links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Instagram: https://instagram.com/aljazeera/?ref=... Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajenglish Website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ google+: https://plus.google.com/+aljazeera/posts
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How Much Do Companies Pay For Oil Spills?: http://dne.ws/1GERsFp Oil spills seem to becoming more and more common. How long does it take to recover? Is it possible to ever fully recover? Read More: An Oil Spill Fouls the California Coastline http://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2015/05/oil-spill-fouls-california-coastline/393731/ "An oil pipeline burst yesterday, spilling an estimated 21,000 gallons (79,500 liters)of crude oil into the Pacific Ocean near Santa Barbara, California." List of oil spills https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_oil_spills "This is a reverse-chronological list of oil spills that have occurred throughout the world and spill(s) that are currently ongoing." Tarballs http://archive.orr.noaa.gov/book_shelf/488_tarballs.pdf "What are tarballs, and how do they form?" 5 Years After BP Oil Spill, Effects Linger And Recovery Is Slow http://www.npr.org/2015/04/20/400374744/5-years-after-bp-oil-spill-effects-linger-and-recovery-is-slow "Five years ago, BP's out-of-control oil well deep in the Gulf of Mexico exploded. Eleven workers were killed on the Deepwater Horizon rig. But it was more than a deadly accident - the blast unleashed the nation's worst offshore environmental catastrophe." ____________________ 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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Cleaning oil spills using magnets. This greek patent goes around since 1997, was made at TEI of Piraeus. The technology is named "CleanMag" (cleaning magnetically). This video was produced officially by the Greek Ministry of Education in the frame of the programm "Awards in Academic Excellence" and has English subtitles. The method is basically using a magnetic POROUS material (so is floating all the times) which is olleophillic (sorbs only oily substances and not water). The amount of sorbtion is up to 10 times the weight of the material used (cleanmag) and the residual oil pollution has been certified to be at the order of 10 ppb (1500 less than the standards of MARPOL 73/78 which is 15 ppm). This is an ALL weather technology. After the collection of the material using magnetic conveyor belts (rate of collection for a conveyor of 1m in width is about 11 tons/hour of pure oil). After the collection of the material +sorbed oil , the pulp could be used or recycled as follows: a) getting the oil by chemical extraction and then incinerate the rest of material in high temperatures in cement kilns, without harming the air (no fluorocarbons or dioxins) b) incinerate directly the whole pulp again in cement industry or power plants c) first presurizing the pulp and getting the oil and subsequently use the remaining material in asphaltic products for road pavement. For up to tier 1 spills , there are available the magnetic skimmer vessels which they apply the material by a pneumatic way on the spill. For large oil spills could be used fire fighting helicopters throuing the material by air, or also firefighting planes (i.e. canadair type) which are made from aluminum withought the danger of "clogging" the outlets, since the magnetic material does not stick on the aluminum. The technology has been approved by EPA of USA, and has been awarded 4 times up today for its innovative character and real time demo results (including also an award by IMO -Seatrade award in Dubai in 2005). Recently a press release from some University indicates that researchers there tried in someway to "replicate " the technology by using magnetic nanoparticles. From the related article it is understood that the goal and idea is the same, with the difference that instead of a porous material (in order to stay afloat all the times), nanoparticles are being used. The short coming of using of nanoparticles in this technology though according to our experience among many, are the following: a) you need a high concentration of them in order to have strong enough magnetic collection by applying a high field gradient. Because the magnetic force is not only proportional to the magnetic field gradient applied but also it is proportional to the volume magnetization of the particles. Thus by apllying a lot of this "nanopowder" over a spill (in case this powder finally ends up in the spill) it turns the oil in such a heavy "ferrofluid" that eventually would sink. (Not to mention the problem of steering the particles in the oil for a good distribution) Because there are no material pores that contain "air jackets" in order to stay afloat all the times in all weather conditions!! No need to mention of the fact that ferrous oxide nanoparticles present a bulk density of more that 4 g/cc!! (heavier than oil and water). b) The difficulty in spraying by any means of these particles on a spill is going to be extremely difficult since the nanoparticle would behave in the air as the dust particles. Obviously a lot of them would end up in pure water sinking finally directly to the sea bed. c) the recycling is going to be extremely difficult (extracting the oil from them) since the affinity of the nanoparticle surface towards the oil attraction would be very high! for more info: contact: George Nicolaides, Professor email: [email protected] check also at : www.cleanmag.gr
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A Russian Black Sea city declared a state of emergency Thursday after a burst pipeline spewed oil into the landlocked water body, with stormy weather hampering cleanup efforts. Source: http://news.yahoo.com/russia-battles-contain-black-sea-oil-spill-202932039.html Find Me & Follow Me: https://twitter.com/ShantiUniverse https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shanti-Universe/1405680779677488 http://shantiuniversenewsnow.blogspot.com/ https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/108273886503213598014/108273886503213598014/posts Check Out my NEW Website: http://proxyponder.com ~*Get the ShantiUniverse App! For Android & iphone: http://fanapp.mobi/shantiuniverseapp
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Check out cool science kits and toys: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com See the full experiment here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/oil-spill-polymer Our science guy Steve Spangler is getting ready to set sail with 100 teachers to explore the science of Alaska’s inside passage. Today, Steve shares some of the clean-up efforts used by scientists as they examine the impact of oil spills. Want more experiments like this? Check out http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/experiments © 2015 Steve Spangler, Inc. all rights reserved About Steve Spangler Science... Steve Spangler is a celebrity teacher, science toy designer, speaker, author and an Emmy award-winning television personality. Spangler is probably best known for his Mentos and Diet Coke geyser experiment that went viral in. Spangler is the founder of www.SteveSpanglerScience.com, a Denver-based company specializing in the creation of science toys, classroom science demonstrations, teacher resources and home for Spangler's popular science experiment archive and video collection. Spangler is a frequent guest on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and Denver 9 News where he takes classroom science experiments to the extreme. For teachers, parents or DIY Science ideas – check out other sources of learning: Join the Science Club and check out other cool science experiments at - http://www.SteveSpanglerScience.com Sign up to receive a FREE Experiment of the Week- http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/experiment-of-the-week Attend a Spangler Hands-on Science Workshop for Teachers - http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/training Watch Steve on Local and National Media Appearances on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/user/SpanglerScienceTV
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Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN An Iranian oil tanker has sunk after burning for more than a week following a collision on Jan. 6 in the East China Sea, Chinese state media said on Sunday, adding that large amounts of oil are burning in the surrounding waters. Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en
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In this exclusive interview, ocean explorer and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Bob Ballard shares his insights on the impacts of the April 20, 2010, Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon oil spill as well as the cleanup efforts, particularly the use of dispersants. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Click here to read why ‘shocking' amounts of BP oil fell to the seafloor: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/04/150418-gulf-oil-spill-sea-snot-oceans-environment-energy-deepwater-bp/ SENIOR PRODUCER: Jennifer Shoemaker EDITOR: Yi Chen ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Annalea Embree CAMERA: Sara Snyder ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE: Ocean Exploration Trust and Ecogig Consortium Did Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup Make Things Worse? | National Geographic https://youtu.be/AaUNWyw0g-8 National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Endangered sea turtles affected by the BP Gulf oil spill are finding their way home again. The first 22 of several hundred rehabilitated sea turtles were recently released back into the Gulf of Mexico. In this edition of Going Green, Rebecca Ward has more on the Gulf turtle operation and what it will take to get them swimming again.
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CleanShip is the most efficient method for recovery and separation of hydrocarbons from water The spill recovery technology developed by Cleanship has the following advantages over existing products on the market: -- Recovers oil from water, separating it without emulsifying the oil -- Allows the economic reuse of recovered oil as it was before the spill
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Originally published on March 16, 2014 On March 24, 1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez struck Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska, shortly after midnight. The accident caused the oil tanker to spill more than 11 million gallons of crude oil. which equals roughly 1,264,155 barrels, or 17 olympic-sized swimming pools. The Exxon Valdez departed from the Trans Alaska Pipeline terminal at 9:12 pm March 23, 1989. The ship ran aground on Bligh Reef at 12:04 a.m., threatening the delicate food chain that supports Prince William Sound's commercial fishing industry. Also in danger were ten million migratory shore birds and waterfowl, hundreds of sea otters, dozens of other species, such as harbor porpoises and sea lions, and several varieties of whales. Many factors complicated the cleanup efforts following the spill, including the size of the spill and its remote location, which was accessible only by helicopter and boat. The spill affected the area region from Bligh Reef 460 miles to the tiny village of Chignik on the Alaska Peninsula. A U.S. Coast Guard at USCG investigator, along with a representative from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, visited the scene of the incident to assess the damage. By noon on Friday, March 25, the Alaska Regional Response Team was brought together by teleconference, and the National Response Team was activated soon thereafter. Alyeska, the association that represents seven oil companies who operate in Valdez, including Exxon, first assumed responsibility for the cleanup, in accordance with the area's contingency planning. Alyeska opened an emergency communications center in Valdez shortly after the spill was reported and set up a second operations center in Anchorage, Alaska. Three methods were tried in the effort to clean up the spill: burning, mechanical cleanup, and chemical dispersants. A trial burn was conducted during the early stages of the spill. A fire-resistant boom was placed on tow lines, and two ends of the boom were each attached to a ship. The two ships with the boom between them moved slowly throughout the main portion of the slick until the boom was full of oil. The two ships then towed the boom away from the slick and the oil was ignited. The fire did not endanger the main slick or the Exxon Valdez because of the distance separating them. Because of unfavorable weather, however, no additional burning was attempted in this cleanup effort. Mechanical cleanup was started using booms and skimmers. However, skimmers were not readily available during the first 24 hours following the spill. Thick oil and heavy kelp tended to clog the equipment. Repairs to damaged skimmers were time consuming. Transferring oil from temporary storage vessels into more permanent containers was also difficult because of the oil's weight and thickness. Continued bad weather slowed down the recovery efforts. A trial application of dispersants was performed. The use of dispersants proved to be controversial. Alyeska had less than 4,000 gallons of dispersant available in its terminal in Valdez, and no application equipment or aircraft. A private company applied dispersants on March 24, with a helicopter and dispersant bucket. Because there was not enough wave action to mix the dispersant with the oil in the water, the Coast Guard representatives at the site concluded that the dispersants were not working and so their use was discontinued. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was involved in providing weather forecasts for Prince William Sound, allowing the cleanup team to adapt their methods to changing weather conditions. Meanwhile, specialists from the Hubbs Marine Institute in San Diego, California, set up a facility to clean oil from otters, and the International Bird Research Center of Berkeley, California, established a center to clean and rehabilitate oiled waterfowl. High pressure cold water treatment and hot water treatment involved dozens of people holding fire hoses and spraying the beaches. Hot water treatment was popular until it was determined that the treatment could be causing more damage than the oil. Small organisms were being cooked by the hot water. The water, with floating oil, would trickle down to the shore. The oil would be trapped within several layers of boom and either be scooped up, sucked up or absorbed using special oil-absorbent materials. In the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez incident, Congress passed the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, which required the Coast Guard to strengthen its regulations on oil tank vessels and oil tank owners and operators. Today, tank hulls provide better protection against spills resulting from a similar accident, and communications between vessel captains and vessel traffic centers have improved to make for safer sailing. The name of the Exxon Valdez was later changed to the Sea River Mediterranean, but was prohibited by law from returning to Prince William Sound.
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The oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico has given researcher Antje Boetius a unique opportunity: the microbiologist from Bremen is studying a special kind of oil-eating bacteria that live on the sea bed and consume the crude oil that lands there.Boetius is trying to find out how these bacteria break down the oil - and whether she can increase their appetite. She hopes to use her research to clean bodies of water contaminated by man-made spills.
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About 95 metric tons of oil leaked into the North Sea on Sunday from BP's Clair platform, and it will be left in the ocean. BP says the oil is moving away from land and dispersing naturally, but the spill is a reminder that accidents happen as more oil development is eyed for the Arctic. http://www.ecowatch.com/bp-north-sea-oil-spill-2031305685.html
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