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Oil Spill in Black Sea Called Ecological Disaster

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Oil Spill in Black Sea Called Ecological Disaster

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Oil Spill in Black Sea Called Ecological Disaster

Oil Spill in Black Sea Called Ecological Disaster

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A tanker broke up in the Black Sea between Russia and Ukraine two days ago. It was carrying 1.3 million gallons of oil, much of which spilled into the water. As many as 30,000 birds have already been killed. Officials are calling it an ecological catastrophe.

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