A sign warns people to stay off land contaminated by oil pollution.
A deserted flow station at Kegbara-Dere, part of the Bomu manifold. Spill sites affect the Kegbara-Dere community in Gokana LGA Rivers State, Niger Delta, Nigeria.
Spill Sites in Kegbara-Dere community in Gokana LGA Rivers State, Niger Delta, Nigeria.
Contaminated land surrounds the Bomu Manifold, an oil facility at Kegbara Dere, Nigeria, years after spills occurred. Every year there are hundreds of spills in the Niger delta, but clean-ups are often slow and ineffective.
A man shows how the land is contaminated with oil pollution.
A man jumps across water dirtied by oil pollution in Ogoniland, Nigeria.
When the land is polluted by oil in this way, it makes growing crops very difficult.