Oil Spill in Cavite

Diesel oil leak gravely affected Rosario town, Cavite Province where tanker M/T Makisig is near its shore. Despite the danger warnings from health authorities, people, mostly children still swim in the bay waters; others just play in the sand by the shore. Greenpeace laments the serious ecological and health hazards caused by the diesel oil spill in Rosario, Cavite that has already damaged the marine environment and threatens the lives and livelihoods of communities in the affected coastal areas.