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Oil spills have been considered as a major threat to world environment, especially ________

(a) Marine ecosystem

(b) Terrestrial ecosystem

(c) Land ecosystem

(d) Vertebrates

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Asked question is from Issues for Environmental Biotechnology in section Issues and Scope of Environmental Biotechnology of Environmental Biotechnology

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Correct option is (a) Marine ecosystem

The best explanation: Oil spills majorly occur in deep oceans and seas causing entire destruction of marine ecosystem due to deposition of persistent organic pollutant, hence, Terrestrial ecosystem, Land ecosystem, Vertebrates are not affected majorly due to these oil spills.

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