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The marshlands of the Mississippi, which teem with wildlife, are under threat from thousands of barrels of crude leaking into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico from an underwater oil well.

Al Jazeera's Cath Turner went out on the Gulf of Mexico to survey the spreading oil slick, and its impact on local livelihoods. (Air date: May 6, 2010).

Source: Al Jazeera