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Worlds Worst Oil Spills

February 14, 2013

This infographic compares the worst oil spills in history, taking into account not only size, but economic and environmental damage. Figures for the current spill in the Gulf of Mexico are estimates, and this infographic uses these estimates to put the current spill into historical perspective.

Oil Spill – The Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Oil Spill – The Deepwater Horizon Disaster

June 19, 2012

This infographic explains simply what has happened, and where the damage has occured resulting in the continued oil spill. This also shows how BP’s attempt to stem the flow with a cap over the leak will capture a large proportion of the oilbeing spilled, but does not address all of the leaks. Source