The oil spill's unseen culprits, victims: Carl Safina on TED.com

The Gulf oil spill dwarfs comprehension, but we know this much: it’s bad. Carl Safina scrapes out the facts in this blood-boiling cross-examination, arguing that the consequences will stretch far beyond the Gulf — and many so-called solutions are making the situation worse. (Recorded at TEDxOilSpill, June 2010 in Washington, DC. Duration: 19:56)

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