Who Will Pay For Sri Lanka’s Worst Marine Disaster?

Beaches in #Chilaw and #Matara were covered in plastic debris and dead fish and sea turtles as a result of the fire that broke out aboard the Singaporean container ship MV X-Press Pearl off the coast of #Colombo. Despite its already devastating effects on marine life and ongoing investigations into a potential oil spill, environmentalists and economists predict that the long-term consequences of the explosion will amount to #SriLanka’s worst environmental disaster in history.

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