TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On July 25, 2020, the Japanese bulk service ship WAKASHIO, owned by a subsidiary of Nagashiki Transport Co., Ltd. of Okayama, Japan, grew to become stranded off the coast of Mauritius, within the Indian Ocean, and about 1,000 tons of heavy oil spilled into the gorgeous ocean.
If we do nothing, native sea turtles, categorized as an endangered species, would disappear from this world. There are waterfowl habitats of wetlands and mangrove forests designated as wetlands of worldwide significance below the Ramsar Conference, so the ecosystem of those birds could possibly be destroyed. It’s stated that the coral reefs round Mauritius include over 40% of the world’s 800 species of laborious coral. In response to some specialists, adhesion of heavy oil makes coral unable to breath, ultimately leading to its demise.
If we don’t instantly take away the heavy oil spilled from the freighter, the pure setting of Mauritius can be destroyed.
We’ve thus determined to assist remediate the scenario by sending the Japan-made adsorption sheets, “MAGIC FIBER,” made particularly to soak up oil, to Mauritius. We can’t get that lovely ocean cleaned up by ourselves alone, and we’d like your help to reclaim the unspoiled situation of the Mauritius sea, the place turtles, waterfowl, dolphins, and coral as soon as thrived.
Relating to “Magic Fiber”, we will cooperate with the transportation to the native web site and the native use.
We additionally look ahead to listening to from volunteers.
How You Can Assist This Undertaking
Please buy “MAGIC FIBER” (¥550/unit) from the web site of the Mauritius Emergency Rescue Undertaking (http://mauritius-rescue.com/index.html). We are going to then ship it on to the native volunteer group in Mauritius.
Beginning Date: August 21, 2020
Mauritius Emergency Rescue Undertaking
Founders: Mina Kureyama (CEO, Fairy Forest Co., Ltd.)
Nami Sumitani (Consultant, Tahitian dance faculty TAPAIRU)
Water Sources Conservation Council (WRCC)
Media Arts Basis JAPAN
RIKEN VITAMIN Co., Ltd.
Tokyo Artwork Co., Ltd.
Japan Artwork & Music
M-TEchX Inc. / Solar Capital Administration Corp.