Depicts 28,000 42-gallon barrels, the amount of of oil consumed in the United States every two minutes (equal to the flow of a medium-sized river).
Snave over at Various Ecstasies has an article about birds flying north this winter and that got me thinking about our little planet. Chris Jordan is a photographer and artist who has been trying for a few years to have us stop and consider exactly how much this country consumes in various time frames. Go to the link and take a look at his work. It will make you stop and consider when you throw that tissue or paper towel in the trash exactly what effect we as a nation have on our environment and the planet.
The above photo is from his Running The Numbers series. Each photo is followed by another that zooms in closer to give a unique perspective of what we use or throw away. Have a look at the link. It's a real eye opener.