Video series: The Gulf oil spill

Part four—The environment

This video, the fourth in a series, explores the environmental impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Experts say the disaster is likely to wipe out whole species, and may put an end to fishing and shrimping in the gulf for decades.

The Gulf oil spill: Part 4—The environment

Photo credits: BBC World Service; Robin Walker (robinwalkerphoto.com), Gulf Restoration Network; Kris Krüg Photo credit: Kris Krüg