Mauritius Oil Spill: At least 1,000 tonnes of oil leaked

Ground Report | News Desk | On Friday, the Mauritius government declared a state of ‘environmental emergency.’ A large amount of oil leaked into the sea from a stranded Japanese-owned bulk carrier off the country’s coast.  On 25th July, the Japanese owned ship ‘MV Wakashio’ ran aground on a coral reef of the Indian Ocean. … Read more