Does the oil discharge in the ocean dissolve in the ocean water?
Oil spill is the discharge of liquid ____________ into the ocean water.
Can oil spills occur on the surface of the land?
Oil spills can occur due to the release of crude oil from ___________.
All of the above
When the oil that is spilt penetrates the skin of marine animals and birds, it reduces their natural ____________ capacity.
Is the cleanup process of oil from ocean water easy?
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill that began in 2010 in the Gulf of ____________ is considered to be the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry.
Small oil spills have also been proven to significantly impact ecosystems.
Oil spills at sea spread for hundreds of nautical miles by the formation of a thin ___________.
Animals that come into contact with the spilt oil are vulnerable to the change in ____________.
Birds that have been coated with oil due to diving for food have chances of ingesting the toxic oil while _________.
It has been proven that only less than one per cent of oil-soaked birds survive.
Furry sea animals like sea otters and seals are more likely to suffer from ___________ due to oil spills.
There are ____________ major types of oil-consuming bacteria in the ocean.
Around 40-50% of all oil released into the oceans are from the ______________ from sea rocks.
Offshore oil platforms