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To pick one of your examples, Prince William Sound, the site of the Exxon Valdez disaster, has never come back.  

The species that were destroyed or displaced at the time have not returned.

The Fates are kind.

by Gaianne on Fri Jun 18th, 2010 at 12:48:33 PM EST
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Mussel tissue chemistry is not a particularly satisfying indicator of recovering "recovery."

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoraton Project Final Report: Final 2005-2006 LTEMP Oil Monitoring Report Restoration Project

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Jun 18th, 2010 at 03:51:43 PM EST
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