Threatened coastline. South Beach, Waveland, Mississippi.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download
09 May 2010. Waveland, Mississippi USA.
A child enjoys a wonderful day at the beach, possibly one of the last for many years to come. Locals, tourists and visitors relax and enjoy the beauty of South Beach, an hour from New Orleans. Just a few miles off the coast, an impending disaster looms. With the continual flood of oil washing into the Gulf of Mexico and as winds turn and begin to push from the south, it is only and matter of when, not if the oil reaches the beaches. The barrier islands offshore are taking a battering soaking up the initial fronts of oil threatening everything in it's ever encroaching path.
Photo; Charlie Varley/varleypix.com
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