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In pictures: Bangladesh oil spill clean-up

An oil spill from a crashed tanker in Bangladesh's Sundarbans waterways is threatening a rare dolphin sanctuary and part of the world's largest mangrove forest. Despite the threat to the environment and people's livelihoods, some local residents ...
 BBC1 month ago

Sunderbans oil spill: Dolphins will be first to take a hit, say greens

KOLKATA: The tanker crash that caused the oil spill in the protected Sunderbans, the first disaster on this scale in the area, was an accident "waiting to happen", say environmentalists. Both tankers were in a no-go zone that was declared a ...
 Times of India1 month ago

First dead Irrawaddy dolphin located after Bangladesh oil spill, more deaths expected

Dhaka Tribune The salvage of the wrecked oil tanker took more than two days, while authorities in Bangladesh failed to contain or clean up the oil. Now, the first of what is expected to be a myriad of deaths of a rare Irrawaddy dolphin has ...
 Sott.net1 month ago First Rare Irrawaddy Dolphin Found Dead After Bangladesh Oil Spill, More Deaths Expected  Inquisitr1 month ago First dead dolphin found after Bangladesh oil spill  Brunei Times1 month ago Dead dolphin spotted after oil spill in Bangladesh month ago

Oil spill in India threatens rare dolphins

An oil spill from a tanker has spread along a 40km (25 mile) section of the Sela river in India threatening a population of Irrawaddy dolphins. The tanker, which is thought to have been carrying 350,000 litres (75,000 gallons) of oil, collided ...
 Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society1 month ago

Oil spill \\\\\\'did not kill\\\\\\' dolphin

:09:40 A A- A+ Oil spill 'did not kill' dolphin Forest officials have claimed that oil spill from a sunken oil tanker in Shela River in Chandpai Range in the Sundarbans has not killed any dolphin. However, environmentalists have expressed ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh1 month ago
Financial Express Bangladesh

Oil spill may spell disaster for endangered dolphins: experts

:09:10 A A- A+ Experts have warned that a massive oil spill triggered by Tuesday's oil tanker capsize in Shela River in Chandpai Range have seriously threaten the Irrawaddy dolphins in the Sundarbans. The mangrove delta is home of this ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh1 month ago

Sundarbans, our Sundarbans

In 2011, the New York-based Wild life Conservation Society discovered a population of 6,000 Irrawaddy dolphins in the Bangladesh Sundarbans. This led to the creation of three sanctuaries for Irrawaddy and long-nosed Gangetic dolphins. The fact that ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago

Oil Spill Tragedy Unfolding on World Heritage Site

The Sunderbans in Bangladesh continues to reel from a major oil spill after an oil tanker sank in the Shela river on Tuesday. The tanker was retrieved on Thursday. Major impacts to this riverine mangrove forest habitat include threats to tigers, ...
 Daily Kos1 month ago Photos: Catastrophic oil spill in Sunderbans wrecks havoc with rare ecosystem  Firstpost.com1 month ago 3.5 lakh litre oil spills into Shela river, threatens Sunderbans ecology  IBNLive India News1 month ago Oil slick spreads further  New Age Bangladesh1 month ago
Irish Examiner

Fears of eco catastrophe as oil tanker sinks

Environmentalists have warned of an ecological catastrophe in Bangladesh after an oil tanker sank, threatening wildlife in a Unesco World Heritage site, The accident occurred in one of the world's largest mangrove forests, threatening rare ...
 Irish Examiner1 month ago Tanker salvaged after oil seeps into forest  Gulf Times1 month ago Bangladesh salvages sunken oil tanker  Press TV1 month ago Banglaedesh Salvages Sunken Tanker as Leaking Oil Threatens Rare Wildlife  Chem.info1 month ago
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