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Brazil | Navy called out to intercept oil spill threatening Abrolhos Marine NP

Brazilian ships have been deployed to stop a mysterious oil spill from spreading to the Abrolhos Marine National Park, authorities said on Tuesday. The park, located off the coast of Bahia state, is one of the largest coral reef systems in the country.


The announcement comes as Brazil is still grapples with a large oil spill of unknown origin that has been washing up on its coastline for over a month.


https://www.dw.com/en/brazil-races-to-save-large-coral-reef-from-oil-spill/a-51042680

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