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Oil spill from grounded ship kills sealife in Tanna

Oil spill from grounded ship kills sealife in Tanna

Updated 7 March 2013, 18:28 AEST

An inter-island ship has run aground on Tanna one of Vanuatu's southernmost islands.

Some fuel has been spilled into the surrounding water causing some environmental damage, and the locals who have been told to avoid eating fish and seafood from the area for at least two months.

To find out more Heather Jarvis contacted David Kiel, Manager of the local radio station CRST FM in Tanna.

Presenter: Heather Jarvis

Speaker: That was David Kiel, Manager of the local radio station CRST FM in Tanna

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Heather Jarvis

Heather Jarvis

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Heather has worked in radio for 30 years, spending more than half of that time with Radio Australia specialising in the Asia Pacific region.

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