Environmental group blames Solomon govt’s negligence for shipwreck

The Nature Conservancy Solomon Islands, is blaming government negligence for a shipwreck that authorities are calling the worst man-made environmental disaster in the country's history.

Three weeks ago, the bulk carrier, MV Solomon Trader ran aground on a reef at Lavangu Bay in East Rennell, while trying to load bauxite from a foreign owned mine on the island

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