A collection of photos from out FSN reporting in the Gulf of Mexico as the oil spill unfolded last week.

nola 1.jpgThe road to Venice, Louisiana (southernmost tip of the state, closest to the oil spill)

nola 2.jpgThe marshland surrounding Venice, a sensitive ecosystem threatened by the oil spill

nola 3.jpgA collection of Yellowfin Tuna, caught on the west side of the Mississippi (not affected by the spill), brought into Venice, Louisiana
nola 4.jpgVenice – Gateway to the Gulf

nola 5.jpgThe Four Winds, Ray Brandhurst’s shrimp boat in Chalmette, Louisiana