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Pelicans covered in oil from BP Deepwater Horizon spill wins top wildlife photo prize.

Fittingly, the winner of the 2011Veolia Wildlife Environment Photographer of the Year¬†award captured the shock of last year’s BP Deepwater Horizon spill in the US with a single image of oiled pelicans huddled in a rescue center. Spanish photographer, Daniel Beltra, was documenting the environmental impacts of the spill with Greenpeace, for whom he has worked for 15 years. The photo was taken in a temporary rescue facility in Fort Jackson, Louisiana.¬†

http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1020-hance_veolia.html

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