Gallery: DIY Kite Photographs the Gulf Oil Spill to Map its True Size

 
The news media has been snapping photos of the destruction that the oil spill is causing as it floats toward shore, but recently the government and BP have been restricting aerial photographs of the spill at sea. The New York Times reported this week that journalists have repeatedly been turned down when asked to fly over the detestation in aircraft.

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  1. 'Mired in the Bayou' Re... October 8, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    […] images of oil-covered birds and wildlife in the Gulf Coast, but how many of us really grasp the full impact of the BP oil spill disaster on the individuals living on the gulf coast? Inhabitat is hoping to […]

  2. j9lazur June 10, 2010 at 5:49 pm

    Kudos to Warren and his team. No disrespect meant to them in what follows… Ben Franklin would be proud. It’d be a fun backyard science project for kids. But ridiculous that bp and even our own gov’t drove them to this pine car derby-level way of getting photos.

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