Breaking - BREAKING NEWS - Africa
MAURITIUS CALLS FOR URGENT HELP TO PREVENT OIL SPILL DISASTER
People living in Mauritius have described the devastation caused by an oil spill from a stranded vessel and called for urgent international help to stop the ecological and economic damage overwhelming the island nation.
More than 1,000 tonnes of fuel has already seeped from the bulk carrier MV Wakashio into the sea off south-east Mauritius, polluting the coral reefs, white-sand beaches and pristine lagoons that attract tourists from around the world. Read more HERE.