South African court orders Shell to halt Wild Coast seismic blasting

Dec 28, 2021, 08:45 PM(IST) WION Video Team

South African court blocked shells from using seismic waves to explore for oil and gas in the Indian Ocean. The verdict is now being seen as a victory for environmentalists who are worried about the impact on whales and other species. A petition against the project had gathered nearly 85,000 signatures, several fishermen and local groups were also part of the petition.

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