Drowning in Oil

July 22, 2010

This links to a stunning series of photos of a recent oil spill in China.  Go take a look. I’ll wait.

The spill was tiny compared to our own Gulf of Mexico disaster, but underscores how this phenomenon has been going on in the third world with horrifying frequency, ignored by most of the media until our recent experience sensitized us to what is happening.

A spate of recent stories has picked up on the meme, like this one from the New York Times.

And there’s this.


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