Oil spill ruins Marine Protected Area in Solomon Islands

Oil spill ruins MPA. Picture: SOLOMON STAR

HONIARA, 11 MARCH 2019 (SOLOMON STAR) – The Marine Protected Area (MPA) at Lavangu Bay was completely destroyed by spilled oil from the wrecked MV Solomon Trader that runs aground inside the MPA boundary. Solomon Star visited the devastated site last Saturday and witnessed the MPA owned by a coastal community within the largest bay […]

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