- Susan Shaw
- Marine toxicologist, author and explorer
- Speaking at TEDxOilSpill
- June 2010
- Washington, D.C.
The oil spill's toxic trade-off: Break down the oil slick, keep it off the shores: that's grounds for pumping toxic dispersant into the Gulf, say clean-up overseers. Susan Shaw shows evidence it's sparing some beaches only at devastating cost to the health of the deep sea.