Crew Prepared To Sink Ship Despite Opposition from Environmentalists

  • Salvage crews were preparing to sink Wakashio that ran aground off Mauritius.
  • MV Wakashio broke into two after hitting a reef and spilling 1,000 tonnes of oil into the sea.
  • The oil has reached exceptional zones of marine life, the Ile aux Aigrettes nature reserve and the Blue Bay Marine Park.
  • The Blue Bay Marine Park is a unique coastal wetland.
  • It is recognized for the diversity of its coral, fish species, and endangered green turtle.
  • Two tugboats towed the larger part of the wreck 15km (9...;amp;

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