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The Gulf of Mexico – 2010

These images are a selection from the Gulf of Mexico in June 2010. The impact of the spill from deep water oil wells is devastating for all living beings who live, work or earn from the sea.

After this, we must question the wisdom of bringing Albertan Tar Sands to British Columbia.


A hard hat from an oil worker lies in oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on East Grand Terre Island, Louisiana June 8, 2010.
(REUTERS/Lee Celano)


Brown Pelicans, covered in oil from BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill, huddle together in a cage at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010.
(REUTERS/Lee Celano)


Marine reef ecologist Scott Porter works to remove oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill from his hands on Monday, June 7, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico south of Venice, Louisiana.
(AP Photo/Eric Gay)


A dead turtle floats on a pool of oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill in Barataria Bay off the coast of Louisiana Monday, June, 7, 2010.
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)


Hermit crabs struggle to cross a patch of oil from the the Deepwater Horizon spill on a barrier island near East Grand Terre Island, Louisiana on Sunday, June 6, 2010.
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)


A brown pelican coated in heavy oil wallows in the surf June 4, 2010 on East Grand Terre Island, Louisiana.
(Win McNamee/Getty Images)

From http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/06/scenes_from_the_gulf_of_mexico.html

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