Faces of Africa – Oil in Paradise

The Island nation of Mauritius which has a unique marine ecosystem came under attack in July 2020, the Japanese freighter “Wakashio” struck a reef off its coast and leaked fuel, causing immeasurable ecological damage which was also a major blow to the its tourism sector. This film follows the protagonists such as coral conservation scholars and environmental protection agency volunteers, and records the efforts of how Mauritians have come together to face this ecological crisis.