Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Photos of the Gulf Oil Spill

The floor of the Gulf of Mexico, pre-spill:

The surface near the gusher:

Oil approaching a beach in June:

A graph showing where oil has hit land, June 19:

Thousands of individuals are attempting to clean the beaches by hand:

Oil seeping into a salt water marsh:

1 comment:

LMA said...

The plant life under the sea, the fish, the birds, the turtles - so much life destroyed, and for what? A few months oil to feed our insatiable hunger for energy. What the hell is wrong with us as a species anyway?