Egrets with oil-stained feathers on a barrier island in Cat Bay, La.
June 28, 2010
U.S. Coast Guard personal unload containers housing Brown Pelicans, Rockport, Texas.
June 23, 2010
Pelicans coated in oil are cleaned and cared for at the International Bird Rescue Research Center (IBRRC)in Fort Jakson, LA.
Released June 23, photographed June 9, 2010.
Patrick, a Spongebob Squarepants character, covered in oil, on a sign in Grand Isle, La.
June 22, 2010
A Scary Sample
A sample of water drawn from the Bay of St. Louis on the Miss.Gulf coast.
June 21, 2010
Waves seen from the beach in Bay St. Louis, Miss.
June 20, 2010
Swear to Tell the Truth (or Some of It)
BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward is sworn in before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee for a hearing on 'The Role Of BP In The Deepwater Horizon Explosion And Oil Spill.'
June 17, 2010
A mock cemetery in Grand Isle, La mourns what has been lost from the BP Oil Spill.
June 16, 2010
Surveying the Damage
President Barack Obama and Florida Governor Charlie Crist look at the Casio Beach section of Pensacola Beach.
Later in a speech in the Oval Office, Obama refers to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as "the most painful and powerful reminder yet that the time to embrace a clean energy future is now."
June 15, 2010
Outrage in the Sand
The winning sculpture in the Fiesta of Five Flags sand-sculpture contest at Pensacola Beach, Fl. Many of the sculptures expressed anger towards BP and sadness about the effects of the oil spill.
June 8, 2010
Awaiting Their Bath
Brown pelicans soaked in oil waiting to be cleaned at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, La.
June 7, 2010
A Coated Gull
A laughing gulll coated in heavy oil wallows in the surf in East Grand Terre Island, La.
June 4, 2010
Attempting to Take Flight
A brown pelican coated in oil attempts to take flight on East Grand Terre Island, La.
June 4, 2010
A contract working picking up oil on a public beach in Dauphin Island, Al.
June 2, 2010
Oil in Alabama
Oil on the shores of Dauphin Island, Ala.
June 1, 2010
BP's New Headquarters
Left by the side of the road in Grand Isle, La.
May 30th, 2010
President Barack Obama picks up a ball of tar while touring the beach in Port Fourchon, La.
May 28, 2010
Skirting the Oil
A crab maneuvers around tarballs of oil on the beach of Grand Isle, La.
May 23, 2010
Natural Resource Defense Fund's (NRDC) crew in South Pass, La.
May 12, 2010
Oil Washes Ashore
During a boat trip to South Pass, La., where the Gulf of Mexico meets the Mississippi River, our friends at the Natural Resource Defense Fund (NRDC) saw oil that had washed ashore and pooled near a group of reeds.
May 10, 2010
What's at Risk
The gorgeous landscape and diverse wildlife of Venice, La., are at risk due to the oil spill.
Our friends at the Natural Resource Defense Fund (NRDC) took this shot while visiting the Gulf Oil Spill area.
May 10, 2010
A plane loaded with oil dispersant flies over the Louisiana shore.
May 5, 2010
Get Used to This Scene
A dead shark washed ashore in Ship Island, Miss. Two weeks after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, observers already are seeing signs of stress in the ecosystem.
May 4, 2010
The First of Many "Solutions"
A welder working on the BP subsea oil recovery system chamber. This was one of many devices used to try to contain the oil leak.
April 26, 2010
First Signs of Trouble in the Water
Response boats work to clean up the oil.
April 22, 2010