the impacts of Costa Concordia on marine life

The Costa Concordia has risen from the waters “off” the Island of Giglio in the Tuscany Archipelago.

Several questions of extreme importance still need an answer, including those related to the environmental impacts of the “accident”. How does it affected and will affect the surrounding Pelagos marine mammal sanctuary, home to bottlenose dolphins, endangered monk seals, corals and other precious seabed life? An interesting article featuring Dr. Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara, President of the Tethys Research Institute (amongst the other many things) in Italy, recently published on New Scientist, tries to put some light on the problem.

To read more:

New Scientist Article

An Interview with Dr. Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara on “Down to Earth


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