The 'toxic ship' that caused an environmental disaster

The ship beginning its slow descent into the sea Earlier last month, a cargo ship carrying chemicals caught fire off the coast of Sri Lanka – leaving in its wake an environmental disaster that the island will likely have to live with for decades. For days it stood burning offContinue Reading

Ship Sinking Off Sri Lanka May Become A Lasting Disaster : NPR

A man walks past sacks containing debris washed ashore from the X-Press Pearl on a beach in Colombo on Thursday. The plastic pellets will break down and be more difficult to clean up over time, marine biologist Asha de Vos says. Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle captionContinue Reading