We all know that the oil spill in the Gulf is a horrific event, enough to make any conscientious person angry. But wait until you see some of the effects this has had on the wildlife of the region. Then, your blood will really start to boil.
The aftermath of this disaster brings several issues to the forefront: offshore drilling and safety concerns, seeking alternative energy sources, and protecting the environment. Take a look at the pictures below. Hopefully, images like these will help get the wheels turning and get discussion started for ways we can prevent this from happening again.
Warning: Some of the images below are disturbing.
But there is hope. Clean-up efforts are underway, and we are all talking about how we can make this better. A step in the right direction!
Check out more pictures at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/05/03/gulf-oil-spill-photos-ani_n_560813.html#s89359.