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Nature conservation officers inspect a pelican covered in oil on a beach near Brisbane, Australia.
Tertius Pickard / AP

Clean Up
Nature conservation officers inspect a pelican covered in oil on a beach near Brisbane, Australia. Nearly 40 miles of beaches were blackened by oil spilled from a cargo ship caught in stormy seas, leading the state premier to declare the area a disaster zone and warn that the ship's operators could face prosecution.

Friday, Mar 13, 2009