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Environmental emergency

Mauritius oil spill ship operator to pay $9.4 million

More than 1,000 tonnes of oil is believed to have leaked from the ship, with the rest siphoned out before it spilled

11 Sep 2020 11:36 AM

39 dolphins, 3 whales wash up on Mauritius after oil spill

Residents of Mauritius plan to march in the capital after weeks of demanding why the government didn’t act more quickly on the issue

29 Aug 2020 2:24 PM

Ship leaking tons of oil off Mauritius has split apart

Volunteers rushed to the shore to create makeshift oil barriers from tunnels of fabric stuffed with sugar cane leaves and even human hair

16 Aug 2020 12:24 PM

Mauritius races to contain oil spill, protect coastline

An estimated 1 ton of oil from the Japanese ship’s cargo of 4 tons has already escaped into the sea, officials say

10 Aug 2020 12:40 PM

Mauritius declares emergency as stranded Japanese ship spills fuel

A military transport aircraft with pollution control equipment and a navy vessel to be sent by France for Mauritius’ aid

08 Aug 2020 2:30 PM

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