Russian shipwreck “Petrozavodsk” threatens Guillemots at Bear Island

shamrock
3rd July 2009, 13:33
Thousands of young birds risk dying when they leave their nests from the cliffs above “Petrozavodsk”, the Russian vessel that ran aground by the coast of the Bear Island nearly two months ago. The ship is leaking diesel oil into the ocean under the nesting cliff. ..cont../..

http://www.barentsobserver.com/russian-shipwreck-threatens-guillemots-at-bear-island.4612295-116321.html

Stewart J.
4th July 2009, 23:35
Very worrying, thanks for the link

Stewart

shamrock
13th July 2009, 10:27
Update

http://www.barentsobserver.com/petrozavodsk-emptied-for-oil.4613739-16176.html

The Russian freight ship ”Petrozavodsk”, which wrecked on the coast of the far northern Bear Island in May, is now to be emptied for oil and oil products.

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