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11 March 2022 / RÚV

Oiled ducks euthanised

Suðureyri, Westfjords, Iceland

A vet this weekend euthanised a majority of the eider ducks being looked after in Suðureyri, the Westfjords, after over 9,000 litres of oil spilled into the sea from a tank owned by the Orkubú Vestfjarða energy company. The leak killed at least a hundred birds, but dozens more were rescued.

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