Experts estimate that the Niger Delta has suffered the equivalent of an Exxon Valdez spill every year for the past fifty years. Yet these spills get very little international press or assistance. We explore this ongoing environmental disaster and the corruption and political strife that further complicate the situation.


  • Rick Steiner Professor of marine conservation at the University of Alaska
  • Nnamdi K. Obasi Senior Analyst, International Crisis Group

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