What can we do about this disaster? If close by, perhaps direct help. If not close by, then prayer and donations of money and support.
There’s a list of ways you can donate funds to relief organizations and wildlife rescues here: fieldnotes.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2010/05/01/2291388.aspx
May the Gulf area recover from this, and with loving care, thrive even better than before in the future.