Where Does Oil Come From?

With reports of large plumes of underwater oil making their way to the Louisiana coast, it now appears that the Gulf Oil spill will be much worse than imagined.

The image above is from the wonderful site, Fake Science.

For more on someone who’s doing something about the cleanup, listen to my friend Alex Wise interviewing Lisa Gautier, co-founder of Matter of Trust, an organization that collects scrap hair from barbershops and uses them to make specialty booms to soak up oil.