Now imagine if these birds off the Louisiana coast were coated with Shell’s oil instead of BP’s:
Obviously, these birds didn’t decide to kill themselves by intentionally immersing themselves in this toxic cesspool. But our Society has intentionally chosen Shell as a corporate partner.
Why are we running this risk, John Fahey? Are we that short of business options? In this marriage of two big corporate brands, who is ultimately leveraging whom? And honestly — doesn’t just saying the words National Geographic partnership with Shell make you a little nervous?
We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments, below.
≡ photos: AP Photo/Charlie Riedel via The Big Picture