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Sugarcane sector helps contain oil spill off the coast of Mauritius

  On 25 July a bulk carrier ship, the Wakishio, ran aground on a Southern coral reef off the coast of Mauritius. Since the accident, over 1,000 tons of oil have spilled into the ocean – threatening the mangroves and lagoons. After hearing about the spill, local communities and NGOs have rallied to volunteer . […]