Progression of THE oil spill via an interactive infographic

For those who’ve followed my internet ramblings over the past several years, you’ll be well aware of my love for infographics (e.g. here’s a great Halloween one). And this one is no exception; this one, from The New York Times, shows the progression of the Deepwater Horizon seepage via both pictures and text. But instead of being your run-of-the-mill video this is still shot graphics showing the progression of the spill from 22 April 2010 through 02 August 2010. You’ll also find the spread of the oil, efforts to stop it, effects on wildlife, and more.

On the right-hand side, you’ll also see a comparison of the DWH oil release to that of the Exxon Valdez and Ixtoc I. I think you’ll rather enjoy it from a learning perspective even though it sucks to think about.

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