I bought a Flip cam Ultra HD on my way out to the beach this afternoon, so what you are witnessing is my first attempt at you-tubing videos. I will
try to better tomorrow, lol. It was so hot, we only stayed a few minutes in each part we visited. However I do plan to go tomorrow and try to get some
better footage. The sun was glaring on the screen so I unable to view what was being filmed.
Here is the first video. They are still processing, so I'm not sure if anyone is able to view them yet.
In this 2nd video I was trying to capture the dead sea life that was floating near shore, because my daughter was with me we decided to leave before
it washed ashore. And yes I saw children and adults in the water on this part of the beach.
This 3rd video was taken right before we left, we were feeling kind of icky and the fumes did bother me quite a bit. Sorry for the chatter, I am not
making much sense or even completing my sentences. I believe these guys are bulldozing the beaches, possibly covering up a large amount of the oil in
In my opinion yes the fumes were that bad. I'm experiencing a headache & a sore throat at the moment. It kind of reminds me of strep throat, my
tonsils feel a little swollen. However it could be coincidence, but I tend to believe otherwise.
Thanks, Seraphina. If you could chronicle that again say next week as a comparison that would be cool. But don't get sick doing it!
Are there usually that many tire tracks on your beach?
Also, you said, "I believe these guys are bulldozing the beaches, possibly covering up a large amount of the oil in the process."
We had another video or two posted recently where a woman who was a cleanup worker (I forget where) said that they were trained to only remove the
oil/tarballs from the surface. So your observation about them bulldozing it is a good one. Maybe the sand would clean it and that's a valid way to
do it. I don't know. Does anyone else know?
No, It's absolutely not normal! The tire tracks are from bulldozers and other heavy machinery which are everywhere on the beach at the moment. The
only other time I see these types of machinery on the actual beach is after a major hurricanes to restore the dunes. We have a very strict no vehicles
of any type on the actual beach.
Thanks for posting those vids... I find these personal vids more informative and trustworthy than some of the stuff that comes out of the press... the
more of these the better and thanks for describing what it's like there
Thankyou Seraphina for bringing us these videos and spending time on this extremely important topic. It is only a matter of time now until the # hits
the fan and the slumbering masses start to wake up to this disaster. More and more videos will come on to the net and people from all over the world
will realise just how big this is!
I am completely and utterly disgusted by this whole thing and just writing this makes me feel so emotional because the sea life is being killed and
covered up by the greedy dispicable bastards that are contaminating our Earth and nobody seems to give a damn
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