WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2011 » Deep water Horizon Oil Platform Explosion and Oil Spill
Fort Jackson, Louisiana (USA). June 20, 2010. Volunteers of the Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research and the International Bird Rescue Research Center run the facility in Fort Jackson, Louisiana , where they clean birds covered in oil from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead. The BP leased oil platform that exploded on April 20 and sank after burning. Photo by ÃÂ© Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace.