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Anticipated spill from deteriorating Red Sea oil tanker threatens public health, study finds

The FSO Safer is currently located roughly 5 nautical miles off the coast of Yemen. It contains 1.1 million barrels of oil, more than four times the amount spilled in 1989 by the Exxon Valdez. Air pollution from a full spill would increase the risk for heart and lung disease-related hospitalizations.
Anticipated spill from deteriorating Red Sea oil tanker threatens public health, study finds
12 days ago

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Rotting Red Sea oil tanker could leave 8m people without water

Tanker Safer has been abandoned since 2017 and loss of its 1.1m barrels would destroy Yemen’s fishing stocks

13 days ago|London, United Kingdom
The Independent
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Millions of people in Yemen could be left without water due to Red Sea oil spill

An abandoned oil tanker in the Red Sea containing 1.1 million barrels of oil is at risk of spilling and causing leaving millions of people in Yemen without water.

12 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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Possible Red Sea oil spill further threatens health of Yemenis, study finds

A potentially large oil spill from an abandoned tanker ship in the Red Sea could threaten public health in war-torn Yemen and neighboring countries unless urgent action is taken, a Nature Sustainability study found.

12 days ago|Washington, United States
Common Dreams
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Clean Water for Nearly 10 Million People Threatened by Red Sea's Aging Oil Tanker: Study

"Our results stress the need for urgent action to avert this looming disaster. The spill and its potentially disastrous impacts remain entirely preventable through offloading the oil."

12 days ago|United States
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Anticipated spill from deteriorating Red Sea oil tanker threatens public health, study finds

A massive prospective spill from a deserted oil tanker in the Red Sea could lead to catastrophic public health effects in war-torn Yemen and neighboring countries unless urgent action is taken, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

13 days ago|United Kingdom
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Decaying oil tanker near Yemen could trigger humanitarian disaster

Safer, an oil tanker in the Red Sea, has been abandoned and could unleash a catastrophic oil spill that would leave millions of people without food or clean water

12 days ago|Baltimore, United States
Stanford University
Stanford University

Anticipated spill from deteriorating Red Sea oil tanker threatens public health, Stanford-led study finds

An oil spill from the FSO Safer could increase cardiovascular and respiratory hospitalizations and disrupt access to food and water for millions of people, researchers predict.

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