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Small offshore oil spills put seabirds at risk: industry self-monitoring failing

TORONTO, May 26, 2016 – Seabirds exposed to even a dime-sized amount of oil can die of hypothermia in cold-water regions, but despite repeated requests by Environment Canada, offshore oil operators are failing when it comes to self-monitoring of small oil spills, says new research out of York University. Chronic pollution from many small oil […]