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The effects of oil drilling

Oil drilling in the tundra
The effects of oil drilling
The tundras climate and what lives there
Actions taken to protect the environment
Case Study

  The Alaska Oil Spill

     One of the most well known oil spills is the Alaska oil spill by the Exxon Valdez on March 24, 1989. The huge oil tanker hit an undergroud coral reef. The ship was carying about 11 million gallons off crude oil, which was let into the waters. It is the largest oil spill in United States History. The spill poluted beaches and endangered wildlife.


Gravel-boulder beach coverd in thick heavily oil