Photo Gallery: 'Out of Sight, Out of Mind'
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Photo Gallery: 'Out of Sight, Out of Mind'

Hidden Menace in the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill's Real Threat Lies Beneath the Surface

The Gulf of Mexico spill is vastly larger than the Exxon Valdez accident in 1989, but where is all the oil? While efforts to protect coastlines have been making the headlines, the real ecological catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico is unfolding deep beneath the water's surface.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan