A blog by the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration about justice and peace issues

Below is a link to an  interactive map that lets you “move” the Gulf spill to your own hometown to see what it would look like and how far the devastation would spread. Just type in your hometown at the top and click “move the spill.” There is also a good set of action steps at the bottom.

It is a simple tool but one that takes the abstract concept of  “thousands of barrels of oil spilling ” each day and put it into a recognizable context. A context that gives a window into the depth of devastation that is destroying the waters, the sea creatures, the plants, the land…what will we be called to do?

If It Was My Home


Comments on: "If it was my home…bringing the oil spill to your town" (2)

  1. i posted it to fb as well…

  2. Julia said:

    yeah, i am going to do the same thing… fb is good for stuff like that. 🙂

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