Nigeria oil industry
by: Jada, Morice, Sydney, Maddie
The discovery of oil in the 1950s has changed the Niger Delta. Oil production and spills have polluted the land and water. There is a food shortage because of this
Nigeria has a history of oil exploration dating back to the 1950s , however, in 2011 the petroleum industry of Nigeria was developed by Shell. before the oil spill this ecosystem contained the highest amount of biodiversity on the planet. It was able to sustain different crops, lumbar, and agricultural trees. And it had the most species of freshwater fish than any other ecosystem in west Africa.
1. what do you think is the main impact of the oil spill, who or what did it effect the most?
2. what changes can they do to prevent oil spills?
3. what are other job options for the people of the Niger Delta?