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Clean up underway in Croatia after oil slick spotted

Clean up operations are still underway in Croatia after an oil slick was spotted on Thursday. The extent of the damage in Kostrena is not yet known

Clean up operations are still underway in Croatia after an oil slick was spotted on Thursday. The extent of the damage in Kostrena is not yet known

Business

Brazil: dam collapse lawsuit seeks billions from mining companies

Brazil's Federal prosecutor have filed a 38 billion euro civil lawsuit against mining company Samarco and its owners, Vale and BHP Billiton, over a tailings dam disaster that causes massive pollution.

Brazil's Federal prosecutor have filed a 38 billion euro civil lawsuit against mining company Samarco and its owners, Vale and BHP Billiton, over a tailings dam disaster that causes massive pollution.

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Shell can be held liable for Nigeria oil spills, rules Dutch court

A Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary in Nigeria can be held liable for oil spills, an appeals court in The Hague has ruled. Shell has been ordered to

A Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary in Nigeria can be held liable for oil spills, an appeals court in The Hague has ruled. Shell has been ordered to

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BP finally agrees record breaking Deepwater Horizon settlement

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch has announced BP is to pay over $20 billion arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch has announced BP is to pay over $20 billion arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of

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BP agrees €16-bn settlement over Gulf of Mexico rig explosion

BP has agreed a to pay an estimated record 16-billion euro settlement over human casualties and environmental damage caused by the 2010 Gulf of

BP has agreed a to pay an estimated record 16-billion euro settlement over human casualties and environmental damage caused by the 2010 Gulf of

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Coastguards say Santa Barbara oil cleanup could take "months"

The cleanup continues along Santa Barbara’s sullied beaches following the spill of some 2500 barrels of oil onto the land and into the sea. About a

The cleanup continues along Santa Barbara’s sullied beaches following the spill of some 2500 barrels of oil onto the land and into the sea. About a

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Santa Barbara coast devastated by nightmare oil spill

It is one of only five climates of its type in the world, but California’s Gaviota coast in Santa Barbara county, is facing an ecological disaster

It is one of only five climates of its type in the world, but California’s Gaviota coast in Santa Barbara county, is facing an ecological disaster

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Fuel slick washes up on Gran Canaria beaches

More than 120kg of fuel oil has been scrapped off the beaches of Gran Canaria as authorities struggle to contain the spill from a Russian fishing

More than 120kg of fuel oil has been scrapped off the beaches of Gran Canaria as authorities struggle to contain the spill from a Russian fishing

Science_technology

Do you know: what's worse than oil spills?

Major spills attract global attention, reminding of the environmental dangers of oil economy. But the whole picture is even worse. James Ilsley

Major spills attract global attention, reminding of the environmental dangers of oil economy. But the whole picture is even worse. James Ilsley

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Throw another sheep on the oil spill

Shepherds on the Croatian island of Pag may be onto a good thing with the news scientists have identified the wool from their sheep as unique. It

Shepherds on the Croatian island of Pag may be onto a good thing with the news scientists have identified the wool from their sheep as unique. It