Galapagos oil spill update - Lava Gull threatened

To: "Hugo Phillipps" <>, <>
Subject: Galapagos oil spill update - Lava Gull threatened
From: "Mike Simpson" <>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 08:55:21 +1100
Unfortunately, the ship in question was apparently shipping fuel oil to the
Galapagos to run the generators which power the facilities used by
bird-watchers and other visitors to the islands.

It is therefore difficult to see how any initiative to protect such sites
from similar tragedies can be prevented.


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