Friday, August 18, 2006

Oil spill at Guimaras

According to reports over the last few days, an oil spill at Guimaras in the Philippines looks to have caused serious damage, with "some 190 miles of coastline already enveloped by a thick sludge and miles of coral reef destroyed". Greenpeace's ship Esperanza left today with aid for the islanders, and aims to assess the impacts -- adding to what sounds like a concerted effort already underway.

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