Gerrit Vyn Photography –

Gerrit Vyn is a conservation and wildlife photographer and cinematographer dedicated to telling the stories of endangered animals and habitats. He is a producer for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and a fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers

Gulf Oil Spill

Comb jellies contaminated with oil from the BP leak. These jellies were among hundreds found washed up nearshore in waters that contained no  readily apparent oil. The canal systems of the jellies were completely infused with oil. Raccoon Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. July 2010.
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Comb jellies contaminated with oil from the BP leak. These jellies were among hundreds found washed up nearshore in waters that contained no readily apparent oil. The canal systems of the jellies were completely infused with oil. Raccoon Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. July 2010.

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