Under pressure to try and repair the massive (and still growing) damages from the Gulf oil spill, British Petroleum (BP) has been busy trying to muzzle the media and keep photographic evidence of the horrendous environmental damage out of sight. Once again, they fail to understand the far-reaching power of the modern Internet-age media. Here is what BP doesn’t want you to see:
|Helpless bird covered in oil on East Grand Terre Island beach on the Louisiana coast
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That photo speaks for itself.
Check out the rest of the Big Picture gallery over at Boston.com for more shots of these unfortunate animals. Expect such galleries to explode across the Web shortly as the black cloud of death slowly but surely expands and moves through the Gulf towards the coast.