May 14, 2010: The Ocean Futures Expedition Team is in Louisiana to cover the Gulf oil spill. Here, Ocean Futures Society Team Member Gary Holland interviews commercial fishermen at a meeting with the local government. Many of these captains have been out on the water laying protective booms around the marsh areas and they are willing to help lay more booms.
Whether the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is near or far from where each of us lives, we are all affected, and we are all implicated by how we live our daily lives. And there is something positive anyone can do. Here are a few thoughts on how you might add to creating a change in how we use, or don't, the oil we demand but that can have such devastating effects.