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Two days later, NOAA issued a press release about the dead whale, announcing that it would have tests conducted to determine the cause of death. "The unfortunate whale, and some revealing e-mail exchanges, including the revelation that the crew of the Pisces was instructed not to post or disseminate any pictures they took. There were not any results of the tests that were conducted into the cause of the whale's demise," Greenpeace reports. What they received, and released Wednesday, was a trove of photographs of that unfortunate whale, revealing e-mail exchanges containing alarming information. Among that information was that the crew of the Pisces was instructed not to post or disseminate any pictures they took. There were not any results of the tests that were conducted into the cause of the whale's demise. Because the Macondo well capping was unsuccessful, or a well-orchestrated media "sham," as the oil insider Matt Simmons had said, the oil and methane have been leaking ever since. Huge amounts of gases including methane and pentane spewed from the Macondo oil well, along with at least 206 million gallons of crude oil that is still filling the gulf today. The journal Nature Geoscience, University of Georgia oceanographers estimated months ago that 500,000 tons of gaseous hydrocarbons escaped during the spill and the gas leak was equivalent to a minimum of 1. 6-1. 9 million barrels of oil, but could be as high as or 2.

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getaway. Indeed, combined with its fabulous geothermal treats, its beautiful landscape, its vast network of hiking trails, and, of course, its diversity of wildlife, and American's adventurers find Yellowstone National Park is an affordable American safari in their own backyard. View slideshow:Wildlife Highlights of Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park, a vast area that holds the largest concentration of wildlife in the lower 48 states, holds top ranking On U. S. News and World Report's list of Best Adventure Vacations in the USA. Photo credit: Dr. Joseph T. McGinn Summer is the high season for Yellowstone National Park, but its beauty and attractions exist in all four seasons. In spring, there's the thrill of young animals as coyote pups frolic in meadows and baby bison skip alongside massive adult bison. In autumn, there's the multisensory excitement of the elk rut with the males bugling, the sight of huge racks on aggressive male elk, and the visuals of large male elk protecting harems of female elk. In the winter, there's Yellowstone's stark cold and the incomparable sight of animals in beautiful winter coats.