The apocalyptic scene of individuals covered in oil from a spill highlights the personal connection with industrial pollution, something which our research says is vital to the understanding of the issue.
WHAT IT SHOWS: SPAIN. Galicia. The Prestige Oil Spill. Here the oil has come ashore and spilled over the sea wall into the town square. The people in white are volunteers struggling to clean up the oil. They are using brushes to clean the rocks on the beach. 2002.