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How to defend against future oil spills

Researchers and regulators need to keep up with the changing risks, and share information, says Arne Jernelöv, as tanker spills decline and pipeline leaks and blowouts become more of a concern.

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Jernelöv, A. How to defend against future oil spills. Nature 466, 182–183 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/466182a

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