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Our New Nightmare: The World Literally Forever Smotherd In Toxic Oil

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posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 12:53 PM
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The Entire Eastern Half Of The Continent Is Now Forever Changed
There is no going back, no fixing it now.

We Are Facing Uncountable Years Ahead Smothered In Oil
Undoubtably looming as the worst environmental catastrophe in all of of human history threatening the entire eastern half of the continent with destruction. Both the long and short term effects of oil spills have been studied comprehensively.


Simply, the effects of oil on marine life, are caused by either the physical nature of the oil (physical contamination and smothering) or by its chemical components (toxic effects and accumulation leading to tainting)...Biological, including physical effects such as smothering and the influence of toxic chemicals...The main threat posed to living resources by the persistent residues of spilled oils and water-in-oil emulsions ("mousse") is one of physical smothering.
oceanworld.tamu.edu...
www.msnbc.msn.com...

Oil In Prince William Sound More Than 20 Years Later


www.youtube.com

Crude Oil gushes daily at the rate equivalent to the Exxon Valdez disaster flowing into the Gulf of Mexico every four days. Source


Twenty years after the Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of crude oil in Alaska's Prince William Sound, oil persists in the region and, in some places, "is nearly as toxic as it was the first few weeks after the spill," according to the council overseeing restoration efforts.

www.msnbc.msn.com...



Almost 20 years after the spill, a team of scientists at the University of North Carolina found that the effects are lasting far longer than expected. The team estimates some shoreline Arctic habitats may take up to 30 years to recover.
en.wikipedia.org...

Recent Photos From Prince William Sound




Photos courtesy of:
www.themudflats.net...




Mussels and tube worms, coral crabs and brittle stars carpet the dark, frigid ocean floor, feeding off of petrochemicals that ooze from beneath the surface. These ecosystems, known as cold seeps, baffled scientists at first, but after much research, biologists realized how they thrive. Now oceanographers and deep sea scientists think that the greatest concentration of habitats may lie in the Gulf of Mexico. Since the late 1970s, more than 100 cold seep sites have been discovered there, but in a terrible twist of fate, they may all be threatened by the oil spill.

Biologists who have been studying the seeps are afraid that the oil could poison or suffocate the organisms, some of which may be predate Christopher Columbus. The dispersants released below the water’s surface could also have a negative effect.
magblog.audubon.org...


Crabs, mussels, oysters and shrimp feed on the plankton, he said. Oil smothers the plankton, meaning they cannot eat.

www.cnn.com...

July 4 2010 Oil Slick in the Gulf of Mexico
Satellite Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia

The BP Macondo Deepwater Horizon Well has contaminated the world, and its a bad dream that does not end, its nightmare touching milliions of earths life forms for uncountable years.

History of Oil Spills and Gushers
Position Ship name Year Location Spill Size (tonnes)

1 Atlantic Empress 1979 Off Tobago, West Indies 287,000
2 ABT Summer 1991 700 nautical miles off Angola 260,000
3 Castillo de Bellver 1983 Saldanha Bay, South Africa 252,000
4 Amoco Cadiz 1978 Off Brittany, France 223,000
5 Haven 1991 Genoa, Italy 144,000
6 Odyssey 1988 700 nautical miles off Nova Scotia, Canada 132,000
7 Torrey Canyon 1967 Scilly Isles, UK 119,000
8 Sea Star 1972 Gulf of Oman 115,000
9 Irenes Serenade 1980 Navarino Bay, Greece 100,000
10 Urquiola 1976 La Coruna, Spain 100,000
11 Hawaiian Patriot 1977 300 nautical miles off Honolulu 95,000
12 Independenta 1979 Bosphorus, Turkey 95,000
13 Jakob Maersk 1975 Oporto, Portugal 88,000
14 Braer 1993 Shetland Islands, UK 85,000
15 Khark 5 1989 120 nautical miles off Atlantic coast of Morocco 80,000
16 Aegean Sea 1992 La Coruna, Spain 74,000
17 Sea Empress 1996 Milford Haven, UK 72,000
18 Katina P 1992 Off Maputo, Mozambique 72,000
19 Nova 1985 Off Kharg Island, Gulf of Iran 70,000
20 Prestige* 2002 Off the Spanish coast 63,000
35 Exxon Valdez 1989 Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA 37,000
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posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 01:01 PM
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Well, at least it will match the hundreds of millions of tons of industrial waste, urban run-off, and consumer packaging that have been slowly killing the oceans for decades.





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posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 01:04 PM
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Originally posted by justadood
Well, at least it will match the hundreds of millions of tons of industrial waste, urban run-off, and consumer packaging that have been slowly killing the oceans for decades.





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[edit on 7-7-2010 by justadood]


Thats an interesting slant/way of looking at it. Picking litter up if far far easier than trying to clean the oceans and coastline thats going to be forever messed up by this oil.



posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 01:29 PM
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I agree ...but they (the new utopian worlders) are working on a fix ..
NANOBUGS (Micro eating bugs) ....Cloned manmade farmed fish (possibly even whales and dolphins and sharks too)to fill the Oceans up again with mammals (maybe they will even make them where they dont eat eachother or bite humans).............and GMO plants etc .....
A genetically modified strange new world sounds really cool doesnt it ?(NOT)

Scientists and Scientific minded ones (also new agers and some strange christians ) seem to be working on a recreation (of sorts) of a manmade (mechanical,bio genetic) world WHICH WILL NOT WORK OUT AS THEY THINK IT WILL >.................its gonna turn and bite them in the butt when ALL HELL BREAKS LOSE because of their DEADLY INVENTIONS >....

Psa 99:8 Thou answeredst them, O LORD our God: thou wast a God that forgavest them, though thou tookest vengeance of their inventions.
Psa 106:29 Thus they provoked [him] to anger with their inventions: and the plague brake in upon them.
Psa 106:39 Thus were they defiled with their own works, and went a whoring with their own inventions.
Ecc 7:29 Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.


PS >..Think I am full of BS ...well just read this
www.bio.org...

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posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 02:02 PM
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Thanks for that info, I could not agree with you more about mans recreation, and the havoc it will wreak upon the earth. Bio bugs will not save us now.


Delicate coral reefs already have been tainted by plumes of crude oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, including a sensitive area that federal officials had tried to protect from drilling and other dangers.

And marine scientists are worried even more of the deep-sea reefs could be damaged as the thick goo creeps into two powerful Gulf currents. The oil has seeped into areas that are essential to underwater life, and the reefs tend to be an indicator for sea health: when creatures in the reefs thrive, so do other marine life.

The loop current could carry oil from the spill east and spread it about 450 miles to the Florida Keys, while the Louisiana coastal current could move the oil as far west as central Texas.

The depth of the gushing leaks and the use of more than 560,000 gallons of chemicals to disperse the oil, including unprecedented injections deep in the sea, have helped keep the crude beneath the sea surface. Marine scientists say diffusing and sinking the oil helps protect the surface species and the Gulf Coast shoreline but increases the chance of harming deep-sea reefs.

"At first we had a lot of concern about surface animals like turtles, whales and dolphins," said Paul Montagna, a marine biologist at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi who studies Gulf reefs. "Now we're concerned about everything."

On Sunday, researchers said computer models show oil has already entered the loop current that could carry the toxic goo toward the Keys, the third-longest barrier reef in the world.

www.msnbc.msn.com...





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posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 02:47 PM
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Much of the pollution has the same effect, which only makes it worse.



Oil spills present the potential for enormous harm to deep ocean and coastal fishing and fisheries. The immediate effects of toxic and smothering oil waste may be mass mortality and contamination of fish and other food species, but long-term ecological effects may be worse. Oil waste poisons the sensitive marine and coastal organic substrate, interrupting the food chain on which fish and sea creatures depend, and on which their reproductive success is based. Commercial fishing enterprises may be affected permanently.

Wildlife other than fish and sea creatures, including mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds that live in or near the ocean, are also poisoned by oil waste. The hazards for wildlife include toxic effects of exposure or ingestion, injuries such as smothering and deterioration of thermal insulation, and damage to their reproductive systems and behaviors. Long-term ecological effects that contaminate or destroy the marine organic substrate and thereby interrupt the food chain are also harmful to the wildlife, so species populations may change or disappear.

Read more: Oil Spills: Impact on the Ocean - www.waterencyclopedia.com...




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posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 02:56 PM
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Just take solace that nature will recover in time. Lets just hope man is not part of that future....



posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 02:58 PM
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bye bye evil 1Z 1ST move taken by YOU


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posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 03:01 PM
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I really hate the idea that something that comes from Earth(Mother Nature herself) is so damn harmful to everything.

It's disturbing how humans in "high places" can claim to take whatever they want from earth. Perhaps NOW Mother Nature is Pissed and wants to shake the parasites from her surface.



posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 03:03 PM
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Aerial photos courtesy of Kelly Ann Thomas


NOAA says there is no threat To Florida Keys from the Gulf BP Oil Spill and has even taken the loop current off of its watch list.

But in addition to ROFFS tracking, SkyTruth satellite analysis, eyewitness reports, and reports from USF scientists saying otherwise we can now we can add aerial photos showing showing oil in Florida keys to the growing list of evidence of deliberate misinformation being told to the public by BP and the Government.

http://(nolink)/2010/07/03/noaa-threat-florida-keys-aerial-photos-show-oil-gulf-stream/



posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 03:06 PM
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Originally posted by LostNemesis


It's disturbing how humans in "high places" can claim to take whatever they want from earth. Perhaps NOW Mother Nature is Pissed and wants to shake the parasites from her surface.


YES it is indeed very sad until there is no where for their high arses to sit... And the fact it the oil is so dangerous is a sign it wasnt ment to be mined for commercial use its oil or blood of earth and we take it and drive on it like its not causing problems NOW.



posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 03:21 PM
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"The World Literally Forever Smotherd In Toxic Oil "

Yes you are right and i can prove it.

1m Gallons a day leak from the well and 1 sq km happens to contain 1m sq meters so if the crude oil is one inch thick, like it looks like on the pictues at the start of this thread then this means 1 sq KM gets covered in oil every single day if no one is moping up any of the oil.

so in 99,000 years the total surface of the sea will be covered in a one inch thick oil slick and if you would like to question these sums then do a wiki for the total area of the earth covered by sea and lets see your figures.

The oil leak is everything to do with money and a global personal carbon tax from the IMF and is nothing to do with end times even if one family has moved from the coast and ATS members call it a mass evacuation.

"Forever" is a long time and i'm not buying it.




Thats an interesting slant/way of looking at it. Picking litter up if far far easier than trying to clean the oceans and coastline thats going to be forever messed up by this oil.


What he's talking about has been going on for the past 100 years across the globe and is having an effect on the sea but thats more than a pin prick thats been going on for a couple of months.

it's a gulf coast local isue and sure the reed beds are dieing, fishermen are out of work but lets keep things in perspective and go after golden sach and Haliburton along with Bp before we start praying for a swift end.




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posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 03:40 PM
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It is more than ironic, is it not? All that oil they can not sell, they have lost never to be recovered, and now the world is going to sue the h*ll out of them.



posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 03:46 PM
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It is indeed, someone needs to create a diagram of the earth, air and water and add the oil for better perspective. Thanks for your informative thread as well as care for EARTH it wont be forgotten.



posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 04:19 PM
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If they even get it stopped. Untill then, it is a changing scenariio every day the catastrophe grows. I do not understand in any way how anyone can make light of this!



posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 05:04 PM
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Originally posted by LostNemesis


I really hate the idea that something that comes from Earth(Mother Nature herself) is so damn harmful to everything.

It's disturbing how humans in "high places" can claim to take whatever they want from earth. Perhaps NOW Mother Nature is Pissed and wants to shake the parasites from her surface.


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I really hate the idea that something that comes from Earth
(Mother Nature herself) is so damn harmful to everything.



One needs to understand that the 'oil' from 30-35k down...
the 'oil' from close to the Abiotic source,
and a 'Well' Intrusion into a oil migration channel was the dastardly deed of money-&-profit grubbing oil-drillers under the protection-&-direction of the BP dark cloak elites.

BP kinda knew what they were after---- a supply source of the closer-to-the-surface oil fields.

If 'nature' was allowed to do its thing proper, the acrid oil from many 1,000s of feet down would have been slowly pushed to the surface, and along the way been 'sweetened'...in a way that makes the Abiotic hydrocarbons not as deadly or toxic to the surface environments.

But NO, BP wanted to get the source of oil supply, and thus deny the eventual re-invigoration of the many oil fields that were once depleated and were -in-fact- refilling with the abiotic oil being generated and fed into a type of oil 'artery' (at the DeepWater Horizon Well) that went on to feed into other oil 'veins' and then 'capillaries' close to the surface.

BP Hubris, and the irresponsible act of exceeding the
'well depth permit-limit'(which is rumored to have been 12,000 ft)
but BP... seeking the upper hand with all their competition well/rigs in the Gulf --->> and also Texas, Oklahoma and other pools & reservoirs in and around the Gulf...by denying them the means of a slow but steady refilling of their oil reservoirs in older fields.

Greed, Hubris, & the general Screw-everyone-i'm-in-it-for-the-biggest-profits mentality has done the worst Terrorist Act ever on the USA, GoM, GulfStream current, NorthAtlantic & European weather & biosphere


? uh oh, did i just confuse the issue more than explain it ?



posted on Jul, 7 2010 @ 08:48 PM
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St Udio
You did a great job of explaining that!
What nature had under the surface, in its rightful place, BP let loose.
They lost control, and bammo! Were done!



posted on Jul, 8 2010 @ 09:14 AM
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Previously hidden video footage of animals dripping in oil.




posted on Jul, 12 2010 @ 12:40 PM
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Soffocating in Oil and Fumes!


While most of the attention so far has been on the millions of gallons of oil that have escaped from the damaged BP rig in the Gulf of Mexico, many environmentalists are now wondering if the real danger to humans from this whole crisis may be the massive amounts of benzene and hydrogen sulfide that are escaping into the air. Hydrogen sulfide is a chemical asphyxiant, similar to carbon monoxide and cyanide gases. It causes "biochemical suffocation" by inhibiting cellular respiration and the uptake of oxygen. Benzene is a highly carcinogenic gas that can cause death if inhaled at high enough concentrations. Not only that, benzene has been shown to cause leukemia in all its forms.

High levels of both gases have been detected at testing stations in the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, it is being reported that many fishermen in the Gulf that have been assisting with cleanup efforts have been getting seriously ill from breathing that air. There have been reports of symptoms including headaches, nausea, dizziness, burning eyes, coughing, sore throats, and stuffy sinuses. So as this oil spill continues and even more of these gases are released, are people across the southeast United States about to start breathing air that is filled with highly toxic gases?


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