• Oils curse

    20 Feb 2017
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    A man cleans some of the worst affected areas around Langesund following an oil spill. First the workers gather the oil, then a truck sucks it up. The 167 metre long cargo ship Full City ran aground at Saastein, just south of the town of Langesund, carrying around 1,000 tons of heavy oil. More than 200 tons was spilt into the sea, polluting some of Norway’s most pristine shores, islands, beaches and bare rock-faces. Soon after the accident, the fight to remove the oil started. Volunteers worked with their hands, removing oil from stones, as larger ships worked to gather the huge oil spills floating in the sea.