EVERYDAY SCIENCE vol1 - Page 8

hydrogen sulfide". Moreover, oil water. Sorbents also are used to spillage has long-term effects on the absorb oil. Nowadays, an actual ecosystem. are example of oil spill and its clean up, worried about seafood, as the oil occurred in near Newlands, 2011. It covers and enter inside sea species was ship called the Rena, and it was like fish, which can be very toxic, carrying since the effect of oil on fish can last materials, tones of heavy fuel oil and for 70 years. Thus, humans can last tones of marine diesel oil. Due to the for 70 years eating toxic fish, which bad weather, the ship crashed into a would result in countless number of reef and after few days it was broken diseases known and unknown. The into two pieces. All the oil and cleanup operation is really important chemicals elements from the ship step in order to regain back a normal began to mix with each other and ecosystem. But the recovery and creatednew clean up of oil spillage is very seawater. This accident resulted in a difficult and requires lot of effort, destroyed ecosystem, as thousands of since it depends on the type of oil, the sea birds, birds and variety of temperature of water and the type of different types of fish were dead. the environment around it. There are Only 49 penguins were rescued. In 9 ways to clean the water from oil. order to clean up this mess, it For instance, vacuum and centrifuge: required a lot of time and m