According to Cornell University, bioremediation is the use of biological organisms to help clean contaminated or polluted environmental sites, such as the site of an oil spill. In nature, many biological organisms contri... More »

Bioremediation is a method of waste management that entails the use of organisms to neutralize pollutants that pose risks to the environment and to human beings. It has become one of the most effective ways of cleaning p... More »

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One of the primary causes of oil spilling into marine environments in an oil spill is people who are careless or make mistakes, according to the Office of Response and Restoration. Such incidents involve barrages, tanker... More »

Bioremediation is a method of waste management that entails the use of organisms to neutralize pollutants that pose risks to the environment and to human beings. It has become one of the most effective ways of cleaning p... More »

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The Deepwater Horizon oil spill started with a blowout and explosion on April 20, 2010 at BP's Macondo Prospect drilling site. The gusher continued for 87 days and was declared capped on Sept. 19, 2010. There is evidence... More »

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Environmental remediation is the removal of contaminants from soil, water, air or sediment, typically after a spill or other industrial accident. Remediation removes the toxic materials, allowing the affected area to bec... More »

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Effects of pollution on the Earth include environmental deterioration, impacts on the health of living organisms, global warming, depletion of the ozone layer and reduced efficiency or infertility of farm lands and crop ... More »