Environment News: Giant Vacuum to Help Bugs in Oiled Marshes?
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Giant Vacuum to Help Bugs in Oiled Marshes?
September 17, 2010---Using huge hoses, researchers are vacuuming up marsh bugs along the oiled Gulf coast. By comparing their samples to bugs collected before the spill, teams hope to determine the effects of oil on creatures near the bottom of the food web.