Jess Hurd

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Southend oil spill

Oil clean-up operation by Southend Borough Council workers after 500 litres of “heavy duty oil” leaked from a ship into the Thames Estuary. Southend, Essex.
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ColdType Photo Essay – On the Beach

The Reader cover story, photo-essay on the aftermath of the Gulf Oil Disaster.

See pdf here

More ColdType photo-essays here

Death of a Fishing Community


Sunset on Grand Isle, a fishing community severely affected by the BP oil spill. Louisiana. USA.

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Point a la Hache


Abandoned oyster fishing boat at Point a la Hache harbour, Louisiana. Fishermen have an uncertain future as most think the oyster beds have been destroyed by the BP oil spill. USA.

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Toxic Beachcombing


Oil and Corexit dispersant foam washes up on Biloxi beach. BP oil spill. Mississippi. USA.

See updated gallery here

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