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Oil and wildlife: understanding the issues

Updated Tuesday, 23rd July 2013

With a foot in the conservation and oil camps, David Paterson is the perfect person to discuss some of the issues that affect both groups.

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The extraction and use of oil is a relatively new science that we need to better understand. David Paterson talks us through some of the important issues.

This is an extended interview from BBC Radio 4's Shared Planet.


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