Timor Sea Oil Spill Aftermath

Written by on December 2, 2009 in Marine Life, Policy & Ocean Law
Timor Sea Oil Spill, satellite image and closeup acquired October 28, 2009 - Credit: NASA

Timor Sea Oil Spill, satellite image and closeup acquired October 28, 2009 - Credit: NASA

As predicted by many  observers, the story about the Timor Sea oil spill continues.  Hundreds of fishermen and seaweed farmers are seeking compensation for their losses and although some say the monitoring flights did not show substantial damage, others claim the government to have a moral obligation.

Read the full story on ABC News.

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About the Author: Celia is Director of Business Operations for OceanLines LLC and is a frequent contributor to both OceanLines and Marine Science Today. She is a certified diver and her favorite topic is marine biology, especially stories about whales. .

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  1. Cheyenne says:

    People should be more careful around animal habitats.Mostly because of pollution.This is coming from a 10 year old girl!I care about the animals and strongly wish people would stopbeing careless about thier actions.PLEASE BE CAREFUL IN THE DIFFERENT HABITATS ALL OVER THE WORLD!!!!!Thank you.

  2. manchas no rosto says:

    I agree with the kid comment above mine and I think that we must respect animals too. They were here much time before we camee, so they own all the planet much more than we do! Respecting animals and the planet is like respecting yourself.

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