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Pelicans suffer in Gulf of Mexico oil crisis

The full extent of the environmental damaged caused by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill remains unclear and will not be know for years, scientists have warned.

Efforts continue to try and help pelicans and other birds in trouble, but each fresh pulse of oil brings a new set of problems.

David Shukman visited Louisiana to find out more.

  • 21 Jul 2010
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