After about two months, our short attention span starts to wander from most big news stories. But the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico is different. Even after all of this time, the images are as compelling as ever, even as more of the coverage begins to dwell on the political recriminations rather than the environmental story that’s obvious.
A group of photographers and videographers for TEDx have posted some of their (still) photography along with a narrative that documents the destruction.
And here’s the Flickr pool of the National Wildlife Federation’s images: