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Waterfowl in a marsh on a ranch in the Nebraska Sandhills.

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Waterfowl in a marsh on a ranch in the Nebraska Sandhills.

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Helicopter shadow over oiled marsh near Port Sulphur, Louisiana.

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An aerial of heavily oiled marshlands surrounded by oil booms in Barataria Bay, Louisiana.

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Massive amounts of oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill ring the outer edges of a marsh near the mouth of the Mississippi river in Louisiana.

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Crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill coats marshes on a barrier island in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. Once oiled this heavily, marsh grasses will die.

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Crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill coats marshes on a barrier island in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. Once oiled this heavily, marsh grasses will die.

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Hundreds of pipeline canals and shipping lanes have been cut into the coastal marshes of Louisiana. Each one allows more saltwater to intrude from the Gulf, killing the marsh and allowing more oil to penetrate from the Deepwater Horizon spill.

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Aerial of the marshlands that have literally been cut to pieces by pipeline canals and shipping channels that have been put in by the oil industry over the years. Such huge canals have allowed saltwater to intrude, killing off the marsh and eliminating its resistance to catastrophic events in the Gulf such as storms, and now, oil spills like the Deepwater Horizon.

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A crew of BP contractors attempt to siphon oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill out of a marsh in the Gulf of Mexico.

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A failed boom lies washed up in a marsh, showing the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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A BP clean up crew tries to sop oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill at Queen Bess Island, Louisiana.

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A pair of adult whooping cranes, (Grus americana), tend to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. They are raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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A pair of adult whooping cranes, (Grus americana), tend to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. They are raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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A pair of adult whooping cranes, (Grus americana), tend to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. They are raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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A pair of adult whooping cranes, (Grus americana), tend to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. They are raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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