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Oil Spill Poses Threat to UN World Heritage Site in Solomon Islands

Oil spill near UNESCO world heritage site, East Rennell is now emerging as major threat to the ecosystem and the people of Rennell Island

Hong Kong-flagged ship ran aground near the UNESCO protected world heritage site of East Rennell in the Solomon Islands, a month ago. The subsequent leak led to an oil spill, which has now become a primary threat to the ecosystem and population of Rennell Island A month ago, Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship—Solomon Trader—carrying over seven hundred tons of fuel oil, ran

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