Take urgent prompt action to clean up and prevent the spread of spilled oil in the waterways of Sundarbans
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An oil spill from a crashed tanker carrying 350 tons of oil is threatening the entire ecosystem in Sundarbans, the largest contiguous mangrove forest in the world that is home to several endangered species, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The seepage quickly spread in the Shela and the Pashur rivers and over 20 canals which crisscross the Sundarbans, covering more than 100 kilometers of waterways. As dead bodies of Irrawaddy dolphins start to surface, dead fish begin to float, and birds soaked in oil desperately swim to shore, time is running out. The collapse of the ecosystem will have far reaching consequences, even in regions of these forests across the border in India. Only a joint campaign by the governments with help of international experts can salvage the remaining wildlife. Please sign the petition and notify the authorities in Bangladesh of your concern. The signed petition will be submitted to the Prime Minister.
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