International Bird Rescue’s global history of oil spill response

Estonia, Tasmania, South Africa, Argentina: It’s hard to keep track of the 200+ oil spill response efforts we’ve been a part of over the past four decades. So we’ve put it in geographic form.

Click on the push pins below for info on some of the spills we’ve responded to in the past, including major events such as the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the 2000 Treasure spill in South Africa and the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska.

We’ll continue to keep you posted on Kulluk Tow Incident in Alaska. Read recent updates below on this blog, as well as links to Twitter coverage.
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