BP has always declared that their spilled millions of gallons of oil in the Gulf simply disappeared and everything was back to normal. Well, guess what? Scientists have recently discovered where it really is, and they are concerned.
“What we still don’t know, and what we need to all keep in mind, is that there’s the potential for sub-acute impact,” Penn State University’s Charles Fisher said at the time. “In other words, things that might have happened to corals’ reproductive system — slower acting cancers, changes in the fitness of the animal. These are very hard to detect and they’ll take a long time for us to see whats going on.”