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by Jane Fulton from her “Crude Awakening” project

“Living on the shores of Lake Michigan, I am acutely aware of the disastrous toll the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has taken on all forms of life, especially as our beaches opened to the 2010 swimming season. This environmental, social and economic catastrophe highlights a much larger problem that has inflicted untold suffering as we exploit the earth’s resources worldwide. We are all responsible for leading lives that create demand for unsustainable energy. We are also all responsible for the solution and we must work together to protect the balance of life”

– Jane Fulton

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The Destruction of the Gulf by kk+.

by Kris  Krüg from his flickr

“The blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico should not look like this. As of today it does.
A boat wades through the oily waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The water has an iridescent rainbow sheen from the dangerous dispersant used to break up the crude oil spill”

– Kris  Krüg

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pollution by hydrojeno.
from her flickr
“Oil formation on sea”
– Jeno Ortiz
OIL SPILL CLEANUP by EOS Boy.
from his flickr
“A slick of fuel oil, part of the 58,000 gallons that spilled from a damaged cargo ship after it struck the Bay Bridge Wednesday morning, floats in the waters around Alcatraz Island, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007 in San Francisco”
– D. Ross Cameron
Oil Spill by joeysplanting.
from his flickr

“A container ship struck one of the tower base of the San Francisco Bay Bridge, spilling about 58,000 gallons of bunker fuel oil.At work (about 1.6 mile from where the incident took place) we can smell the oil. It smelled like a tar machine was nearby. When I heard of the news, I walked over to one of the piers during my lunch hour to see if I could see the ship. Apparently, this happened ealier in the morning and it was already gone… but I noticed some oil spills in the water near the pier”

– Joel Ignacio