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Oil spill devastates Mauritius after Japanese tanker runs aground

A section of the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, belonging to a Japanese company but Panamanian-flagged, ran aground on a reef, is pictured at the Riviere des Creoles, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A section of the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, belonging to a Japanese company but Panamanian-flagged, ran aground on a reef, is pictured at the Riviere des Creoles, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A section of the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, belonging to a Japanese company but Panamanian-flagged, ran aground on a reef, is pictured at the Riviere des Creoles, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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General view of a mangrove covered in oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

General view of a mangrove covered in oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

General view of a mangrove covered in oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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A volunteer cleans oil spilled from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Antoine

A volunteer cleans oil spilled from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Antoine

A volunteer cleans oil spilled from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Antoine
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A researcher holds a Bojer's skink lizard, a species endemic to Mauritius, recovered from a protected nature reserve on an island in the region of the oil spill, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A researcher holds a Bojer's skink lizard, a species endemic to Mauritius, recovered from a protected nature reserve on an island in the region of the oil spill, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A researcher holds a Bojer's skink lizard, a species endemic to Mauritius, recovered from a protected nature reserve on an island in the region of the oil spill, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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A researcher sits near containers prepared to receive reptiles recovered from the possible effects of the oil spill, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A researcher sits near containers prepared to receive reptiles recovered from the possible effects of the oil spill, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A researcher sits near containers prepared to receive reptiles recovered from the possible effects of the oil spill, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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A drone image shows the oil spillage at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A drone image shows the oil spillage at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A drone image shows the oil spillage at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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A starfish is seen in the Indian Ocean water near the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A starfish is seen in the Indian Ocean water near the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A starfish is seen in the Indian Ocean water near the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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General view of mangrove trees covered in oil at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

General view of mangrove trees covered in oil at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

General view of mangrove trees covered in oil at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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Volunteers carry a handmade oil barrier to block the spilled oil at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

Volunteers carry a handmade oil barrier to block the spilled oil at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

Volunteers carry a handmade oil barrier to block the spilled oil at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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Volunteers use sugarcane waste to prepare handmade oil barriers to block the spilled oil at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Antoine

Volunteers use sugarcane waste to prepare handmade oil barriers to block the spilled oil at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Antoine

Volunteers use sugarcane waste to prepare handmade oil barriers to block the spilled oil at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Antoine
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Volunteers participate in the rescue mission at the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

Volunteers participate in the rescue mission at the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

Volunteers participate in the rescue mission at the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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A water jerrycan is seen amid oil at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Antoine

A water jerrycan is seen amid oil at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Antoine

A water jerrycan is seen amid oil at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Antoine
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A volunteer works at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Antoine

A volunteer works at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Antoine

A volunteer works at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Antoine
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A helicopter flies above the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A helicopter flies above the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A helicopter flies above the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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A view of the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius, in this August 12, 2020 satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies. Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

A view of the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius, in this August 12, 2020 satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies. Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

A view of the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius, in this August 12, 2020 satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies. Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
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Volunteers participate in the rescue mission at the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

Volunteers participate in the rescue mission at the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

Volunteers participate in the rescue mission at the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius August 12, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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A dead eel is seen floating following an oil leakage from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A dead eel is seen floating following an oil leakage from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A dead eel is seen floating following an oil leakage from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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Spilled oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio is seen at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice

Spilled oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio is seen at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice

Spilled oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio is seen at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice
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A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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Volunteers clean leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice

Volunteers clean leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice

Volunteers clean leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice
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A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, that ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, in this handout image obtained by Reuters on August 11, 2020. French Army command/Handout via REUTERS

A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, that ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, in this handout image obtained by Reuters on August 11, 2020. French Army command/Handout via REUTERS

A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, that ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, in this handout image obtained by Reuters on August 11, 2020. French Army command/Handout via REUTERS
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Fishermen are seen on their boats as they volunteer near the area where the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

Fishermen are seen on their boats as they volunteer near the area where the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

Fishermen are seen on their boats as they volunteer near the area where the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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Barrels of leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio are seen at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice

Barrels of leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio are seen at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice

Barrels of leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio are seen at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice
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Volunteers prepare a handmade oil barrier to block leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio that ran aground on a reef, at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice

Volunteers prepare a handmade oil barrier to block leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio that ran aground on a reef, at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice

Volunteers prepare a handmade oil barrier to block leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio that ran aground on a reef, at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice
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A drone image shows fishermen on a boat as they volunteer near the area where the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A drone image shows fishermen on a boat as they volunteer near the area where the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A drone image shows fishermen on a boat as they volunteer near the area where the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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A bucket with leaked oil is seen at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice

A bucket with leaked oil is seen at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice

A bucket with leaked oil is seen at the Mahebourg Waterfront in Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Sumeet Mudhoo/L'Express Maurice
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A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, that ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, in this handout image obtained August 10, 2020. French Army command/Handout via REUTERS

A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, that ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, in this handout image obtained August 10, 2020. French Army command/Handout via REUTERS

A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, that ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, in this handout image obtained August 10, 2020. French Army command/Handout via REUTERS
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A volunteer is seen in the leaked oil at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice

A volunteer is seen in the leaked oil at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice

A volunteer is seen in the leaked oil at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice
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A still image taken from a drone video shows an oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS

A still image taken from a drone video shows an oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS

A still image taken from a drone video shows an oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS
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A man collects leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio that ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice

A man collects leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio that ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice

A man collects leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio that ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice
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Volunteers make improvised oil-blocking buoys from straw for replacement of existing ones that have become heavy with oil after a bulk carrier spill, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020.  REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

Volunteers make improvised oil-blocking buoys from straw for replacement of existing ones that have become heavy with oil after a bulk carrier spill, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020.  REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

Volunteers make improvised oil-blocking buoys from straw for replacement of existing ones that have become heavy with oil after a bulk carrier spill, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020.  REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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A combination handout photo shows the waters near Pointe d'Esny before and after the oil leak from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, in Pointe d'Esny, Mauritius, on August 1, 2020 and August 6, 2020 in these Copernicus Sentinel-2 imageries obtained by Reuters on August 9, 2020. Courtesy of EUROPEAN UNION, COPERNICUS SENTINEL-2 IMAGERY/Handout via REUTERS

A combination handout photo shows the waters near Pointe d'Esny before and after the oil leak from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, in Pointe d'Esny, Mauritius, on August 1, 2020 and August 6, 2020 in these Copernicus Sentinel-2 imageries obtained...more

A combination handout photo shows the waters near Pointe d'Esny before and after the oil leak from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, in Pointe d'Esny, Mauritius, on August 1, 2020 and August 6, 2020 in these Copernicus Sentinel-2 imageries obtained by Reuters on August 9, 2020. Courtesy of EUROPEAN UNION, COPERNICUS SENTINEL-2 IMAGERY/Handout via REUTERS
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A still image taken from a drone video shows a cleanup crew working at the site of an oil spill at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS

A still image taken from a drone video shows a cleanup crew working at the site of an oil spill at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS

A still image taken from a drone video shows a cleanup crew working at the site of an oil spill at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS
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A dead starfish is seen following leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A dead starfish is seen following leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A dead starfish is seen following leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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A satellite image shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio and its oil spill after it ran aground off the southeast coast of Mauritius, August 7, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio and its oil spill after it ran aground off the southeast coast of Mauritius, August 7, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

A satellite image shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio and its oil spill after it ran aground off the southeast coast of Mauritius, August 7, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A drone image shows materials prepared by volunteers to handle leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A drone image shows materials prepared by volunteers to handle leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A drone image shows materials prepared by volunteers to handle leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at the Riviere des Creoles, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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Volunteers hold a floating boom of hair and sugarcane leaves near the leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice

Volunteers hold a floating boom of hair and sugarcane leaves near the leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice

Volunteers hold a floating boom of hair and sugarcane leaves near the leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice
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Volunteers collect plastic bottles near the leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice

Volunteers collect plastic bottles near the leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice

Volunteers collect plastic bottles near the leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice
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A general view shows the leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice

A general view shows the leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice

A general view shows the leaked oil from the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice
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An oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS

An oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS

An oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS
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A cleanup crew works at the site of an oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS

A cleanup crew works at the site of an oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS

A cleanup crew works at the site of an oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS
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An oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS

An oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS

An oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius, August 8, 2020. REUBEN PILLAY/REUBSVISION.MU, Virtual Tour of Mauritius/via REUTERS
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Volunteers make improvised oil-blocking buoys from straw for replacement of existing ones that have become heavy with oil after a bulk carrier spill, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020.  REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

Volunteers make improvised oil-blocking buoys from straw for replacement of existing ones that have become heavy with oil after a bulk carrier spill, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020.  REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

Volunteers make improvised oil-blocking buoys from straw for replacement of existing ones that have become heavy with oil after a bulk carrier spill, on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020.  REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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A drone image shows volunteers getting ready to load their improvised oil-blocking buoys onto boats for replacement of existing buoys that have become heavy with oil on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A drone image shows volunteers getting ready to load their improvised oil-blocking buoys onto boats for replacement of existing buoys that have become heavy with oil on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay

A drone image shows volunteers getting ready to load their improvised oil-blocking buoys onto boats for replacement of existing buoys that have become heavy with oil on the Mahebourg waterfront, Mauritius, August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Reuben Pillay
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