Oil spill

Oil on water
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Oil on water

1 min read . 25 Feb 2017
Sundarbans, or beautiful forest in the Bengali language, straddles the border between India and Bangladesh along West Bengal. Photo: Arati Kumar Rao<br />

Staining the Sundarbans

3 min read . 22 Dec 2014
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A week after the spill, oil was seen floating in with high tide and entering khals (channels) more than 10km from the site of the disaster. While the dark black viscous heavy fuel oil stuck to the margins, films of oil spread all over the 80km stretch of the Sela river and into numerous khals. Photographs by Arati Kumar Rao.