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Mauritius Faces Environmental Crisis as Stranded Ship Leaks Oil

Mauritius Faces Environmental Crisis as Stranded Ship Leaks Oil

Mauritius has declared a “state of environmental emergency” after a Japanese bulk carrier that wrecked on its shores in late July began leaking tons of oil into the Indian Ocean. The environmentalist group Greenpeace says the spill is likely to be one of the worst ecological crises the island nation…

This Digital Art Gallery Used to Be a Nazi Submarine Base

This Digital Art Gallery Used to Be a Nazi Submarine Base

When it was built nearly eight decades ago, the Nazi submarine base in Bordeaux, France was meant to house 43 U-Boats, German submarines that wreaked havoc at sea during World War II. But there are no signs of submarines or war at the base today. Now, it is called Bassins…