It seems all's caring and trying to manage the situation is not going to work. With the ship’s salvage taking more and more days and authorities trying and failing to clean up the spill – now this is threatening a rare dolphin sanctuary and part of the world's largest mangrove forest.
Two ministers, whose offices are closely linked with the Sundarbans, yesterday gave conflicting views about the oil spill and its environmental impacts; the same day a government inspection team said they had not seen any dead dolphin or crocodile.
The UN has acquiesced to the request and sent a team of international experts to Bangladesh to help clean up the world’s largest mangrove forest Sundarbans on Thursday, more than a week after it was hit by a huge oil spill.
PM Sheikh Hasina at a discussion termed BNP senior vice-president Tarique Rahman 'beast' and 'stray son of the BNP chairperson'. BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia said apparently to Hasina, "Hold your tongue, mind your language."
It seems no one is watching over and trying to manage the situation. With the ship’s salvage taking more than two days and authorities failing to clean up the spill – now the first of what is expected to be a untold dolphin carcass came to the surface.