Kim Fortun

“And joining us now to talk more about the implications of the oil spill is Kim Fortun, anthropology professor [and chair] at UC Irvine. She studies industrial disasters and their impact.”…  Fortun said, “This spill is happening at a time when oceans are known to be in crisis because of plastic pollution, because of warming, coastlines are under stress from rising sea levels and unregulated development, species extinctions have received lots of attention in the just last few weeks; so we need to see this spill as connecting and exacerbating that whole array of issues. … The liability issues on this case are going to be particularly complex.”
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