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Mauritius | Ship leaks oil after grounding on coral reef; several nearby PAs threatened

Mauritius, envied the world over for its azure waters, alluring beaches and marine riches, is facing one of its worst environmental disasters after a ship ran aground on a coral reef and leaked about 900 tons of fuel into the sea.


The island nation in the western Indian Ocean declared an environmental emergency on Aug. 7.


https://news.mongabay.com/2020/08/mauritius-grapples-with-worst-environmental-crisis-in-a-generation/

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