In an effort to help with the damage to the Indian Ocean Island from an oil spill, thousands of students, residents of Mauritius, and activists worked around the clock on Sunday.
1000 tonnes of oil has leaked from the Japanese ship’s cargo. Workers have been trying to stop more oil from leaking, but new cracks have been reported in the ship’s hull due to high winds and rough seas.
Prime Minister Pracind Jugnauth declared a state of emergency and said the spill ”represents a danger” for the city, which has already been impacted due to Covid-19.
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