So far, no oil slick
that would pose a greater threat to the environment has been reported yet although the Coast Guard here is coordinating with its counterparts in nearby areas outside of Negros Oriental to be on the lookout for any, he said.
PARIS, March 14 (KUNA) -- France has sent four anti-pollution vessels to try to contain a 10-km-by-1km oil slick
that developed due to the accidental sinking of an Italian cargo 200 miles off the west coast on Tuesday, officials and media sources said on Thursday.
'There is a need for a coordinated effort to contain oil slick
at several locations before it spreads to other areas.
On October 26, an oil slick
near Charna Island was spotted by locals when the high sea tides left black 'globs' behind on the beach, making the residents worry about the potential damage to the island's flora and fauna.
It also stated that the PSMA also conducted an aerial surveillance on Sunday and found a minor oil slick
close to the Cape Monze coast.
As the cleanupoperationat Mubarak Village entered the fourth day, the authorities continued to clean the oil slick
that was a threat to the environment and the marine life on the coastal belt.
KARACHI -- A mysterious oil slick
along the coast of Karachi from Mubarak Village to Manora island has become cause of a major environmental crisis and death of huge number of marine animals.
This oil slick
spreading over one-and-a-half-kilometre in Mubarak Village has created panic among residents who feel that the marine flora and fauna are under threat.
On Wednesday, the National Institute of Marine Sciences and Fisheries announced that it monitored an oil slick
in the Gulf of Suez off Adabiya area.
Skipper Jonathan Evans said the swarm looked like a "carpet" or an "oil slick
Spreading is the horizontal expansion of an oil slick
due to gravity, inertia, viscosity, and surface tension forces, which plays an important role in the fate process of surface spilled oil.
In a finding that diverges from previous theories on the wave-suppressing effects of oil, the newly created model determined that the oil slick
cut down the wave activity by altering the wind structure rather than the energy of the waves themselves; as a result, the wind energy had less of an effect on wave formation.