Mission Blue: The Wake-Up Call

January 12th, 2011 | 2 Comments
Climate Change, Fish, Fishing & Fishermen, Gulf of Mexico Oil Blow-Out, News

January 11, 2011, NatGeo NewsWatch:  Aboard ship in the Gulf of Mexico, Carl Safina talks with Sylvia Earle about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and its aftermath. “It was a wake-up call,” says Carl, “and I hope we don’t hit the snooze button because it will happen again. There are thousands of rigs. There is pipe all over the seafloor carrying oil and gas all the time. There’s a lot of opportunity for things to go wrong.”

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2 Responses to “Mission Blue: The Wake-Up Call”

  1. tinisoli says:

    Does Dr. Earle regret her relationship with Kerr-McGee? How about that TV commercial where she talks up the upside of deepwater oil exploration?

  2. Carl Safina says:

    You’d have to ask her.
    Certainly she’s unhappy about the blowout.

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