BP Spill Merely Tip of 'Oilberg'

BP Spill Merely Tip of 'Oilberg'

Former wildlife filmmaker and author Julia Whitty discusses the impact of the BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico and beyond, calling surface damage merely "the tip of the 'oilberg.'" The majority of the damage, says Whitty, will be to the ocean's deep scattering layer.

Learn more about what you can do to help our world's oceans.

BP Spill Merely Tip of 'Oilberg'

Former wildlife filmmaker and author Julia Whitty discusses the impact of the BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico and beyond, calling surface damage merely "the tip of the 'oilberg.'" The majority of the damage, says Whitty, will be to the ocean's deep scattering layer.

Learn more about what you can do to help our world's oceans.

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