Sunday, June 13, 2010

What The Spill Will Kill

A dead sea turtle on the beach in Gulf Port, Mississippi
Photo by Brandon Kruse for The Palm Beach Post-ZUMA Press

A dead seabird in the surf on Elmer's Island, Louisiana
Photo by J. Sisco for The Times-Picayune-Landov

The title of this post is Newsweek Magazine's cover story for June 14, 2010, which tackles the oil spill's environmental, economic and political toll. The story opens with:

"Giant plumes of crude oil mixed with methane are sweeping the ocean depths with devastating consequences. ‘I’m not too worried about oil on the surface,’ says one scientist. ‘It’s the things we don’t see that worry me the most.’"

Click here to continue reading.

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