Are there any national parks that are at risk because of the gulf oil spill?



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    Yes there are a few: 1. Padre Island National Seashore 2. Everglades National Park 3. Gulf Island National Seashore 4. Dry Tortugas National Park  and several National Wildlife Refuges. See below. 

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    There certainly are, stretching from Texas to Florida and including some of the most vibrant and diverse wildlands in the continental US. Here are 15 that are the most at risk:

    1. Gulf Islands National Seashore, Mississippi and Florida
    2. Padre Island National Seashore, Texas
    3. Everglades National Park, Florida
    4. Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida
    5. Lower Suwanee National Wildlife Refuge, Florida
    6. Key West National Wildlife Refuge, Florida
    7. Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Texas
    8. Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana
    9. Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana
    10. Pass a Loutre Wildlife Management Area, Louisiana
    11. Breton National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana
    12. Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi and Alabama
    13. Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Alabama
    14. St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, Florida
    15. John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Florida
    There are plenty of other areas on the Gulf Coast that are similarly threatened, these fifteen just happen to be the ones most in danger. It is uncertain how much ecological damage has already been done and how much will be done before this is all over.
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