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The Mauritius Oil Spill: What’s Next?

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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DISAT), University of Milano, Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza, 20126 Milano, Italy
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MaRHE Center (Marine Research and High Education Center), Magoodhoo Island, Faafu Atoll, Nilandhoo 12050, Republic of Maldives
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Received: 30 November 2020 / Revised: 14 January 2021 / Accepted: 26 January 2021 / Published: 2 February 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Marine Pollutants)
In light of the recent marine oil spill that occurred off the coast of Mauritius (Indian Ocean), we comment here the incident, the containment method used by the local population, the biological impact of oil spill on two sensitive tropical marine ecosystems (coral reefs and mangrove forests), and we suggest monitoring and restoration techniques of the impacted ecosystems based on recent research advancements. View Full-Text
Keywords: oil spill; mitigation; restoration; PAHs; Mauritius; marine ecosystem; marine pollution; coral reef; mangrove oil spill; mitigation; restoration; PAHs; Mauritius; marine ecosystem; marine pollution; coral reef; mangrove
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Seveso, D.; Louis, Y.D.; Montano, S.; Galli, P.; Saliu, F. The Mauritius Oil Spill: What’s Next? Pollutants 2021, 1, 18-28. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/pollutants1010003

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Seveso D, Louis YD, Montano S, Galli P, Saliu F. The Mauritius Oil Spill: What’s Next? Pollutants. 2021; 1(1):18-28. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/pollutants1010003

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Seveso, Davide; Louis, Yohan D.; Montano, Simone; Galli, Paolo; Saliu, Francesco. 2021. "The Mauritius Oil Spill: What’s Next?" Pollutants 1, no. 1: 18-28. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/pollutants1010003

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