"The oil industry has been a key sector of the Nigerian economy for over 50 years. But many Nigerians have paid a high price."
Rally Our Leaders
At present there is the money and the technology needed to begin the Niger Delta Cleanup Project. We need to rally our world leaders, and demand that Nigeria solves this problem.
Art communicates and storytelling brings people together. We use art and media to shine a light on the struggles of the people of the Niger Delta.
Many of us around the world are unaware of the health and environmental costs that Nigerians have been paying for the last 50 years, so that we all could drive our vehicles. Raising awareness brings us closer to fixing this disaster.
The World’s Largest Mission to Clean Up Oil Pollution
The United Nations Environment Programme released a report in 2011 that detailed the extent of decades worth of oil pollution in the Niger Delta. Key findings from the report indicate that the pollution penetrated the region further and deeper than
Why the Niger Delta’s disappearing mangrove forests matter
The Niger Delta possesses the third largest mangrove forest in the world and the largest within Africa. Mangrove forests are significant because they help sustain local communities due to their ecological functions.
Oil, Pollution, and Lives Cut Short: Health in the Niger Delta
More than 500 oils spills occurred in the Niger Delta in 2014. Thousands of other spills took place over more than 50 years of oil operations in the region. The pollution from these spills has caused a health crisis.