It is impossible to know how much oil is spilled in the Niger delta each year because the companies and the government keep that secret. However, two major independent investigations over the past four years suggest that as much is spilled at sea, in the swamps and on land every year as has been lost in the Gulf of Mexico so far. (Guardian)

Otroligt att det ska behövas en katastrofal oljeläcka i Mexikanska golfen för att en än värre katastrof i Afrika ska nå rubrikerna. Hoppas nu verkligen att det inte bara blir engångsrubriker utan någon efterföljande handling.

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