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What are oil spills?

It is when oil, such as petrol, leaks into a waterway. Oil spills usually leak into the ocean.

Why do oil spills happen?

How can oil spills be harmful to plants and animals?

How can oils spills be controlled so less harm will be caused?

What can you do to help?


Oil spills can harm human and animal life, as well as the places you enjoy going to, like the beach. Make sure you and your family do your part to stop oil spills!