Greenpeace’s Gulf investigation continues, looks at effects of BP oil spill on aquatic life, Creative Loafing (Arielle Stevenson), September 15, 2010:
“Because they are a listed endangered species under the Marine Animal Protection Act, NOAA has had a high interest in these particular [sperm] whales for a long time. NOAA has said that the mortality of three mature sperm whales could possibly be a tipping point to cause the population to collapse and go into extinction.”
Whales, like other marine species, are very sensitive to toxins.
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