Galápagos "Out of Danger"-For Now

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  • Aug 3 2010 9:25 PM

    Wendy Marsters

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As mopping up oil which spilled from a wrecked tanker in the Galápagos Islands continues, attention is now focused on refloating the stricken vessel. Experts say that for the moment the islands' fragile ecosystem is no longer threatened as winds and tides carry the huge slick out to sea. Read about continuing clean-up efforts in this National Geographic News article.

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