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Counting oil corpses doesn’t add up to death toll

Murdoch University, (2011) Counting oil corpses doesn’t add up to death toll. The Conversation, 31 March .

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A new study has revealed that the number of animal deaths caused by oil spills may be up to 50 times higher than previously believed. It found that basing fatality figures on the number of recovered animal carcasses does not give a true death toll.

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