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Share Your Story about the Gulf Coast Catastrophe

What have you seen unfolding in the Gulf?  Share your story below.

Thousands of barrels of crude oil are steadily gushing into the Gulf every day, threatening the lives, health, economy, and environment of an entire region. 

If you have been in the affected areas and have a story to share, we would like to hear from you. You can share your stories in either text,  image or video format—or all three!

Please fill out the form below. If you need help with the uploads, view the instructions first.


Enter your URL here - Visit, a free file sharing service and upload files up to 100 MB. (See below for more instructions)
Please share a description of your story. If you have sent images or videos, tell us a little about them.


Instructions for Images

  1. Gather your images in a folder on your computer.
  2. Visit, a free file sharing service (up to 100 MB).
  3. 'Select Files' using the button.
  4. Find your 'drop name'—you can choose your own (optional).
  5. Fill in the ' URL' field above, along with your other information.

Instructions for Video

  1. Upload your video story to YouTube, using the 'Upload' link at the top, next to the search bar.
  2. Provide the 'YouTube URL' above
  3. Also see: YouTube uploading help


Thank you for sharing your story!

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