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Riki Ott

A commercial salmon "fisherma'am," Dr. Riki Ott (PhD in marine biology) experienced firsthand the devastating effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill—and chose to do something about it. Ott retired from fishing and founded three nonprofit organizations to deal with lingering harm. Her previous book on the spill is Sound Truth and Corporate Myth$. She lives in Cordova, Alaska.

In the News

Riki Ott talks to CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta about the toxic effects of crude oil and dispersant fumes: AC360°

The Health Threats to BP Gulf Oil Disaster Cleanup Crews: The Rachel Maddow Show

Riki Ott on The Riz Khan Show: Part 1 | Part 2

    Riki's Books

    Not One Drop

    Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Ott illustrates in stirring fashion the oil industry's 20-year trail of pollution and deception that led to the tragic 1989 spill and delves deep into the disruption to the fishing community for the next 10 years.

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