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Picture of the Day: Port Harcourt, Nigeria. An aerial shot of an illegal oil refinery along Awoba Creek north of Port Harcourt, an oil hub city. The illegal oil industry in Nigeria is estimated to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars yearly. Will you look at that oil sheen on the water..
Fun fact: Over the last five years, Shell Oil has dealt with an average of 172 spills a year. 63 of them last year were “operational,” or over 100kg. Shell has announced that it paid $1.1 million in reparations to affected communities last year.
Bonus: Read this report on environmental and human rights abuses in Nigeria.
Credit: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters. Via.
under the guise of, more commonly known as capitalism, free market, and neoliberalism.
We talk about neo-imperialism a lot in my anthro class, and people are like “wat no it’s all good.”
Sweden should be on this map, too!
Murky business going on, with two swedish journalists, Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson, who were investigating Lundin Petroleums possible crimes against international laws, now sentenced to eleven years in Ethiopian prison, acused of terrorcrime. Carl Bildt should figure with his own flag here..