Bangladesh blasted for oil spill response

Authorities criticised for 'slow' response to oil spill that devastated the world's largest mangrove forest.

    Authorities in Bangladesh are facing mounting criticism over the handling of an oil spill that has devastated the world's largest mangrove forest.

    Government agencies have been accused of responding slowly to the spill that has blackened the shoreline, and threatened trees, plankton, vast populations of small fishes and dolphins.

    Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from Sundarbans, Bangladesh.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Trichster: A moment of childhood trauma and a minefield of scabs

    Trichster: A moment of childhood trauma and a minefield of scabs

    How an act of abuse on a Kolkata rooftop led to anxiety, triggering the hair-pulling disorder trichotillomania.

    What it means to love a dead child

    What it means to love a dead child

    You must forget all you thought you knew about grief when the landscape of your life has been demolished.

    'Butchered': The Kenyan FGM clinic serving Europeans

    'Butchered': The Kenyan FGM clinic serving Europeans

    Kenya banned FGM in 2011, but Europeans still bring their daughters to underground clinics there to be cut.