Spain's search for oil sparks anger

Residents of Balearic Islands fear environmental damage could put their multimillion dollar tourism industry at risk.

    It is a prime holiday destination for those in search of sun, sand and sea. But plans to search for oil around the waters of Spain's Balearic Islands have angered locals.

    They fear there could be environmental damage and worry that the island's multimillion dollar tourism industry could also be affected.

    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from the Balearic Islands.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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