All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
- JRR Tolkien
Thousands have protested, and environmentalists have expressed grave concerns, as the area affected by the oil spill from the Japanese vessel, MV Wakashio continues to decline.
“This is likely one of the most terrible ecological crises ever seen on the small island country,” Greenpeace Africa said in a statement Friday.
Away from sunbathing, water sporting tourists and busy beaches, the island is a world biodiversity hotspot, home to incredible wildlife and plants.