This week -- in oil and life -- I am interested in seeing things the way they really are.
I came to two photographs this morning -- both filled in pieces of stories I've thought a lot about over the last few months. Visual pieces. This is what it looks like. Oil. Big guns. See.
I didn't know what it looked like.
Militants from the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) patrol the creeks of Bonny river near the LNG plant in the oil rich Niger delta region of Southern Nigeria
And this one from The Huffington Post
19 years after the Exxon Valdez spill, toxic oil still lies buried on Smith Island--and other islands--in Prince William Sound. Only 9 of 24 injured species and habitats have fully recovered, according to government scientists. Photo by Dave Janka, July 1, 2008.