GCSE Nigeria economy and environmental impacts
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is a vital industry for Nigeria as it brings in a lot of export earnings.
contaminate water sources if the oil meets it and ruins the aquatic ecosystem
The Niger delta
Has oil spills caused by pipeline and tanker accidents, lack of maintenance of pipelines, sabotage and non-functioning equipment
Shell said they spilt 17.5 million litres of oil into the Niger delta.
Bodo Oil spill
In 2008 and 2009, two massive oil spills in this fishing town leaked into rivers and creeks for weeks, killing fish and robbing people of their livelihoods.
The amount Shell paid in compensation after the Bodo oil spill
In Nigeria are growing quickly, often more quickly than regulation can monitor and manage. This causes pollution
An estimated 10,000
illegal small-scale industries in Nigeria. These industries have increased waste which damages groundwater supplies.
City which in 2016 recorded 30 times more than the WHO's recommended levels of PM10. The world's most polluted city for PM10
Year in which Nigeria has the highest rate of deforestation in the world
threatens the livelihoods of some 40 million people in northern Nigeria.
Large urban areas such as Lagos and Abuja
have challenges to deal with protecting the natural environment and providing people with a clean environment to live in.
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Challenges of Living in Lagos
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