Mauritius Oil Spill
Mauritius Oil Spill News
Stricken Japanese ship behind devastating Mauritius oil spill successfully sunk in open ocean
Officials have yet to reveal why the ship, which was making its way from Singapore to Brazil, came so close to the island.
India sends technical equipment, 10-member team to Mauritius to help contain oil spill
Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth declared a state of environmental emergency and requested for assistance after a Japanese ship leaked hundreds of tonnes of oil off the country's coast
Protected wetlands in Mauritius marred by oil spill boast mangrove forests, coral species
Mangroves, seagrass meadows and macro algae in Bay Beach are home to 72 fish species, endangered turtle, and a nursing ground for fish.
Mauritius Oil Spill: Volunteers plug leak from massive damaged ship; residents brace for 'worst case scenario', ecological impact to follow
Clean-up crews, volunteers are scrambling to contain the ecological disaster, with further damage to the ship expected due to bad weather.