TakePart has posted a series of short videos titled "Gulf Stories: Voices from the Spill". They bear watching, for they put a human face on a catastrophe with profound implications for us all.
Part 1 ~ Marylee Orr of LEAN, part of Gulf Coast Fund's grantee network of respondents to the BP oil drilling disaster. Gulf Coast Fund is a special project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.
Gulf Stories - Part 1 - Marylee Orr from TakePart on Vimeo.
Part 2 ~ Wilma Subra, a member of the Gulf Coast Fund Advisory Group of community organizers along the Gulf Coast. She is working to address the current and prospective health effects of responders and others involved in the clean-up efforts.
Gulf Stories - Part 2 - Wilma Subra from TakePart on Vimeo.
Part 3 ~ Paul Templet, former professor in Department of Environmental Studies, Louisiana State University, retired
Gulf Stories - Part 3 - Paul Templet from TakePart on Vimeo.
Part 4 ~ Ivor van Heerden, geologist and marine scientist
Gulf Stories - Part 4 - Ivor van Heerden from TakePart on Vimeo.
Part 5 ~ Tracy Kuhns of Louisiana Bayoukeeper, also part of Gulf Coast Fund's grantee network
Gulf Stories - Part 5 - Tracy Kuhns from TakePart on Vimeo.