Learn about oil leakage hypotheses in the Northeast

Still without defined origin, oil stains that reach regions of the Northeast have caused great concern in researchers and in local society. According to a study by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), the origin of the leak may be at a point 700 km from the coast of Alagoas and Sergipe. Hypotheses are related to spills caused by ships travelling through international waters.

Laboratory tests have recently proven that substance is crude oil of Venezuelan origin, but there is still no information about how she ended up on the Brazilian coast. In addition, some residents have questioned how the Brazilian Navy has not detected in its the possible vessel responsible for the environmental disaster.

Finally, it is concluded that extra-heavy oil, or oil raw, is the worst kind of all who could fall into the sea. That's because he doesn't can be seen by satellite images, in addition to mixing with corals and affecting marine species.


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