Explained: What are the tarballs that have resurfaced on Mumbai’s beaches?

What is the News? Recently, black oil-emanating balls also called Tarballs were seen lying on the shore of Mumbai Beach. What are Tarballs? Tarballs are dark-coloured, sticky balls of oil that form when crude oil floats on the ocean surface. They are transported from the open sea to the shores by sea currents and waves.… Continue reading Explained: What are the tarballs that have resurfaced on Mumbai’s beaches?