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National Geographic: Wildfire Smoke May Harm Whales and Dolphins

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Wildfire Smoke May Harm Whales and Dolphins: Here's What We Know

Published by National Geographic: September 30, 2020

Little research has been done on how marine mammals are affected by prolonged exposure to the smoke and chemicals released during wildfires, but if the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico is any indicator, they could face serious health effects in the years to come.

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