A NEARLY INVISIBLE OIL SPILL THREATENS SOME OF ASIAS RICHEST FISHERIES

CAUSED BY A FIERY COLLISION IN THE EAST CHINA SEA, THE SPILL HAS CREATED AN ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER THAT HAS TESTED CHINAS ABILITY TO LEAD.

IT IS THE LARGEST OIL SPILL IN DECADES, BUT THE DISASTER HAS UNFOLDED OUTSIDE THE GLARE OF INTERNATIONAL ATTENTION THAT BIG SPILLS HAVE PREVIOUSLY ATTRACTED.

Japan and South Korea each sent one ship, and the United States Navy sent a P-8A Poseidon aircraft from Kadena Air Base on Okinawa.
The Japanese Coast Guard has announced that black globules had been found on at least nine islands along the chain between Okinawa and the main Japanese islands.
"This is an oil spill of a type we haven't seen before," said Paul Johnston, a scientist at Greenpeace Research Laboratories at the University of Exeter in England.

ZHOUSHAN, China — A fiery collision that sank an Iranian tanker in the East China Sea a month ago has resulted in an environmental threat that experts say is unlike any before: an almost invisible type of petroleum has...

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