Ecuador struggles to contain oil spill in Galapagos port

Authorities launched an emergency clean-up operation on Sunday on the island of San Cristobal, about 1,000km off the mainland coast.

    The Ecuadorean coastguard says an oil spill from a ship in one of its ports in the Galapagos National Park has been contained.

    Authorities launched an emergency clean-up operation on Sunday on the island of San Cristobal, about 1,000km (approximately 620 miles) off the mainland coast.

     

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Chappelle has more.


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