Bangladesh oil spill 'threatens rare dolphins'

Bangladesh officials warn that an oil spill from a crashed tanker is threatening endangered dolphins and other wildlife in the massive Sundarbans mangrove region, branding the leak an ecological ‘catastrophe’

Guardian

Last updated on 12 December 2014

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Bangladesh
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Industry and production
Species: 
Orcaella brevirostris
Platanista gangetica
Species group: 
Marine mammals