Gulf Oil Spill Facts [VIDEO]

Here’s a fantastic short video which cleverly shows us the Gulf Oil Spill Facts in a visually-entertaining way. I think the typography is excellent, and the illustration work and animation in ‘Oil’d’ is top-notch─created by Chris Harmon. Take a look at it after the screenshots…

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In April 2010 a massive oil spill began in the Gulf. The entire country was glued to the news until the well was capped, and then we forgot about it. As the year anniversary was approaching I became curious, just how much oil was that exactly? Where would it have gone? What I found was shocking. So in an effort to further our discussion on oil dependency I created this short animation to help illustrate just how dependent we truly are on oil [more].

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Watch the Gulf Oil Spill Facts Video “Oil’d” Below:

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Credits: © Oil’d from Chris Harmon on Vimeo / Designed, animated and written by Chris Harmon / Voice Talent: Kim Estes / Music: Billy Perez & Todd Stambaugh / Special Thanks to Daye Rogers and Christy Kurtz.


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Humanity’s Effect On Earth [VIDEO]

This absolutely stunning video was made by Globaia, an organisation that aims to educate people about globalisation and the effect we have on our planet. The video starts by showing the UK (where I live), then moves onto the rest of the world. The video shows how networks and trade-routes are connected across the globe. Also, it shows the major ocean travel routes and an array of other connections [SEE MORE OF THIS ARTICLE + VIDEO].

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