Oil spills: Two Examples

UNEP Project Team members taking water samples from a creek in Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta, during the two-year scientific assessment

UNEP Project Team members taking water samples from a creek in Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta, during the two-year scientific assessment

1. Ogoniland, Niger Delta

UNEP Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland report, 2011:

http://www.unep.org/nigeria

Executive Summary of UNEP report:

http://postconflict.unep.ch/publications/OEA/01_fwd_es_ch01_UNEP_OEA.pdf

Shell Nigeria response to UNEP report:

http://www.shell.com.ng/environment-society/our-response.html

Amnesty International response to UNEP report (video):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhlW-DzaosQ

 

2. Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Disaster a BBC Horizon documentary (video):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U454HFEdRMQ

The Deepwater Horizon Accident: What Happened and Why? By Stanford University (video):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN2TIWomahQ

Deepwater Horizon accident and response from BP:

http://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/gulf-of-mexico-restoration/deepwater-horizon-accident-and-response.html

The official federal portal for the Deepwater BP oil spill response and recovery:

http://www.restorethegulf.gov/

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