Shell oil spills in the Niger delta: ‘Nowhere and no one has escaped’

Guardian: The air stinks, the water stinks, and even the fish and crabs caught in Bodo creek smell of pure "sweet bonny" light crude oil. It has found its way deep into the village wells, it lies thick in the mud flats and there are brown and yellow slicks all along the 20 sq km network of creeks, swamps, mangrove forests and rivers that surround Bodo in the Niger delta. The first oil ever exported from Nigeria was found just five miles away from Bodo in 1958 but, says chief Tella James, chair of Bodo's......

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