Corpus ID: 23233666

Oiling the friction: environmental conflict management in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.

  title={Oiling the friction: environmental conflict management in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.},
  author={Okechukwu O. Ibeanu},
  journal={Environmental Change and Security Project report},
  • O. Ibeanu
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine, Geography
  • Environmental Change and Security Project report
The Niger Delta, a sensitive ecosystem rich in biodiversity, has witnessed considerable violence as a result of the tense relationship among oil companies, the Nigerian state, and oil-bearing communities. Environmental damage from the extraction and movement of fossil fuels is a central point of dispute among the parties while the precise extent of ecological damage remains unknown. Drawing on numerous interviews while living and working in the Niger Delta, Doctor Okechukwu Ibeanu analyzes the… Expand
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