Tag: toxic chemicals

    “Worst Marine Ecological Disaster”: explosion of the X-Press Pearl in Sri Lanka

    A cargo ship carrying chemicals caught fire and began to sink off the coast of Sri Lanka. As a result, microplastics and toxic chemicals have entered the Indian Ocean and the country’s beaches, NDTV reports. The container ship MV X-Press Pearl, registered in Singapore, carried several hundred tons of oil, 25 tons of nitric acid, […]