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Eco-photos of the week: June 20-26

By: Laura Moss on June 25, 2010, 7:39 a.m.
unique view of oil in Mississippi River Delta

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Mississippi River Delta

Oil that has leaked from the Deepwater Horizon well is silver against the blue color of the adjacent water in this false-color view of the tip of the Mississippi River Delta. Vegetation is red.

The photo was taken with the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer on NASA's Terra satellite.