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California Academy of Sciences

Dr. Peter Roopnarine, California Academy of Sciences

Caption: Dr. Peter Roopnarine, a curator at the California Academy of Sciences, has detected evidence that pollutants from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have entered the ecosystem's food chain.

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