When disasters like the Mauritius Oil Spill strike, it is the responsibility of all to ensure clean up efforts take place and that all step up to help clean our oceans and rivers, which in return helps to save the local communities and their livelihood. We must continue to push the larger multi-billion dollar companies to support these smaller groups that are working to support the cleanup efforts. The photographs taken in this article should move everyone to take action locally and globally. Amazing images of a terribly unfortunate situation.
Over 1 million gallons of engine fuel oil sitting in the vessel began seeping into the turquoise coral lagoon before authorities were able to intervene.