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Offshore Oil Leak Threatens Protected Lagoon in South West Gabon

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Gabon, United Kingdom, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Disaster, Environment, International Relations

Google Earth image of the South West region of Gabon on Dec 14 2012 where an offshore oil leakage have polluted the Fernan Vaz Lagoon via NGO H2O Gabon

NGO H2O Gabon reported that an oil leak [2] [fr] off the shore of Gabon have polluted the Fernan Vaz Lagoon. Oil Company Perenco later confirmed the leak but it claims that the leak did not reach the lagoon [3] [fr].