BP Oil Spill

Satellite images show the current shape of the oil spill – or disaster, catastrophe, murderous assault on sea life – whatever you prefer to call it. Perhaps looking at the size and shape of this spill, we can understand the comments oTony Hayward, BP’s CEO, that the spill is a trifle compared to all that blue water in the Gulf of Mexico:


But, as suggested by this website, we should put the spill in perspective. Here’s the size compared to my current city, Ithaca:

For my family, here’s the spill compared to Ardmore, OK:
But maybe Tony Hayward would be more moved if we showed him this photo of the oil spill superimposed on a map of London:

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