Defenders continues to be impressed with people across the country who are finding creative ways to bring attention to the oil tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico that has taken the lives of thousands of animals and contaminated the region’s natural habitats.
One Eyed Rhyno, a musical group comprised of brother and sister James and Elaine Hunter and longtime friend, Andrew Daniels. Their mission is to rock with a cause. These teens are not only turning heads with their sound, but also with their drive to do something.
Their single, “The Bird,” addresses the devastating and deadly conditions that impact wildlife after an oil spill. The band’s lead singer, James, originally wrote the song when he was 10 years old after learning about the Exxon Valdez spill. In the aftermath of the Gulf oil disaster, he decided to record the song and release it to raise awareness and money to help restore the area’s devastated ecosystem.