MV Wakashio

A clean-up crew confronting the oil spill in Riviere des Creoles in Mauritius. Thick muck has inundated Mauritius' unspoiled lagoons, marine habitats and beaches.

“It will take 45 years for the land to regenerate”:Mauritian Cardinal on Ecological Crisis

Aug 31, 2020

The head of the Catholic Church in Mauritius has highlighted the impact of the recent ecological crisis occasioned by an oil spill in the Indian Ocean island nation’s waters, noting that the affected land may take over four decades to regenerate.