Dolphin Lost in Polluted Gowanus Canal

I just wrote a piece, going up soon at TakePart, on the dolphin who is stranded in the filthy Gowanus Canal, two blocks from my home in Brooklyn. The animal is injured and disoriented, and I am not sure it will make it through the night – so sad.

Here is some video I shot today – (hard to watch)

About David Kirby

DAVID KIRBY is the author of 'Evidence of Harm,' which was a New York Times bestseller, winner of the 2005 Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) award for best book, and a finalist for the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism, and 'Animal Factory,' an acclaimed investigation into the environmental impact of factory farms which NPR compared to Upton Sinclair’s classic work 'The Jungle.' His latest book, 'Death at SeaWorld,' was previewed by Library Journal, which wrote: “Lives are at stake here, and Kirby can be trusted to tell the story, having won a passel of awards for his investigate work.” Booklist called the book “gripping” and “hard to put down.”
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