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Gulf War

Oil Spills Sweep the Gulf

The impact of the Gulf war on the environment took center stage last week with the occurrence of several oil spills, one of them the largest ever recorded. The spills have raised concern and indignation as well as soliciting international action to stop their spread, with fear of more environmental disasters to come as the war escalates. The immediate worry has focused on the impact of the mishaps on Gulf desalination,...