World’s Worst Oil Spills (Infographic)

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With the gulf of Mexico Oil Spill dominating headlines, oil companies the world over are re-assessing their safety protocols. However, with the current oil spill set to do unimaginable damage to the ecosystems in the Gulf, not to mention local business and communities, we look at the world’s six most devastating oil spills.

If the oil spill continues, the environmental impact will likely eclipse that of the Exxon Valdez, with hundreds of miles of coastline and thousands of square miles of ocean already covered on oil.

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Source: fastcompany

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