How You Can Help With the Gulf Oil Spill

As the BP Oil Disaster continues to wreak havoc on the ecosystem in the Gulf of Mexico, a lot of us are left with feelings of disgust giving way to frustrated helplessness. What can we do when an irresponsible company and a lax government agency bring forth a disaster of epic proportions? Unless you have the [...]

6th May 2010.
By Pete McDonald

Massive Oil Slick Reaches Louisiana Gulf Coast

As the BP Oil Disaster continues to wreak havoc on the ecosystem in the Gulf of Mexico, a lot of us are left with feelings of disgust giving way to frustrated helplessness. What can we do when an irresponsible company and a lax government agency bring forth a disaster of epic proportions?

Unless you have the wherewithal to construct a 100-ton containment box, the true answer is not much. But there are ways to help mitigate the disaster on an individual level. Yahoo News put out this article on 10 Things You Can Do To Help.

There’s not much we can do for what’s going on in the deep sea, according to this article.


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Pete McDonald

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Pete McDonald is a contributing editor to Power & Motoryacht. Previously, he spent 11 years on the editorial staff of Boating. He has won multiple writing awards and holds a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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