Beaches of Saint-Tropez hit by Mediterranean oil spill

Posted In News, Pollution
Oct
21


Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Some of the oil that leaked from ships involved in an accident in the Mediterranean earlier this month has washed up on the white-sand beaches of the glitzy French resort of Saint-Tropez…

The mayor of the village of Ramatuelle, which lies on the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, told AFP that 16 kilometres (10 miles) of coastline had been affected by the spill…

Read Full Article; MSN (10-16-2018)

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