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Mobilising Local Communities against Degradation in Abuja, Nigeria:

... Networks and linking up with similar groups in the Niger Delta. .... Although sand mining is expected to be regulated by law in many places, it is still often done...

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Environmental Impacts of oil mining activities in the Niger Delta ...

Dec 11, 2002 ... resulting from oil mining in the Niger Delta (Moffat and Linden, 1995). ... Like other mangrove ecosystems, the Niger Delta soil/sediments are sedimentary ...... Schippers, A. Jozsa, P. Sand, W. Karacs, Z.M. and Jelea, M. 2001.

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Other side of dredging: sand mining by artisans

Delta state ranks about second as the highest revenue-receiving state in the Niger Delta. River state usually maintains the lead. For Warri, although the former...

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Niger Delta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Niger Delta is the delta of the Niger River sitting directly on the Bight of Biafra side of the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean in Nigeria. It is a very densely...

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Shell Oil Pollution [Niger Delta, Nigeria] - Climate Change: stories ...

Nigeria is home to the world's third largest delta, which has recently become one of the ... forests, currently suffering from oil pollution, transportation and mining.

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CAUSES OF EROSION - eolss

The Mississippi Delta shoreline may be dropping at 4 times that rate (1 cm/yr.) .... In Nigeria, mining of sand in lower river mouths is a problem leading to erosion.

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Anticipating Nigerian Oil Sands Development - An Emerging ...

May 21, 2015 ... The belt is situated near the edge of the Niger Delta, an area the ... Nigeria's Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has identified three...

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Niger Delta: Shell's Manifestly False Claims About Oil Pollution ...

Clean it up: Shell's false claims about oil spills in the Niger Delta documents ongoing contamination at four oil spill sites that Shell said it had ... Sand Mining...

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Earth Rights Institute - Niger Delta Fund Initiative: Political definition ...

In other words, the Niger Delta includes the folio states: Abia, Imo, Edo, Delta, Rivers, ... Delta is synonymous with the Government's definition under the Oil Mineral ... equatorial monsoon 7,400km2, brackish water 5,400km2, sand barrier lands...

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Niger Delta for Sustainable Fisheries Development - Idosi

This paper projected the brackish ecosystem of the Niger Delta coastal ecosystem as a ... fishing, sand mining, boat trafiic, mangrove cutting and dredging.

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Application of electrical resistivity survey to sand mining at Ewu near ...

Niger Delta region where the roads are often flooded in the rainy season. ... source for and ascertain sites with appreciable sand deposits for effective mining.

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Oil Rises From Two-Week Low Amid Libya, Nigeria Supply Fears ...

May 9, 2016 ... Oil rose from a two-week low on concern that supplies from Nigeria and ... the Niger Delta because of deteriorating security, a union official said. ... Shell has restarted its Albian Sands mine in Alberta at reduced rates while...

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Maps - Niger Delta – Oil economy - Diercke International Atlas

The Niger Delta is one of the main regions of oil industry in Africa and the drilling centre of Nigeria. Nigeria is one of the leading oil producers in Africa. Export is...

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Western Africa | Ecoregions | WWF

The largest mangrove stand is found in the Niger Delta, which supports the most .... sand mining, erosion, construction of embankments, and growing population...

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Anthropogenic activities and vegetation loss from remote sensing ...

Oct 26, 2011 ... remote sensing data in parts of the Niger Delta region. Oluseyi Fabiyi .... of the Niger Delta. Other activities such as sand mining, hydrocarbon.

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Subsurface and Petrophysical Studies of Shaly-Sand Reservoir ...

Aug 7, 2013 ... Using Archie's equation in shaly sands results in very high water saturation ... The stratigraphic sequence of the Niger Delta comprises three ..... sands in the shallows offshore Niger delta,” Journal of Mining and Geology, vol.

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Phytoplankton Assemblage along Gradients of the Imo River in ...

Keywords: Imo River, Etche, Phytoplankton, Biotic index, Sand mining, Spatial ... of three rivers of Etche Local Government Area (LGA) in the Niger Delta.

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Shell: no progress in Niger Delta clean-up | Friends of the Earth ...

Aug 4, 2014 ... The systemic failure of the Nigerian government and oil giant Shell to clean up the horrendous oil pollution in the Niger Delta has been...

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The Impact of Sand Mining on Riparian Areas of Eyaa, Onne, Nigeria

Excessive sand mining in the Eyaa River, Onne, Rivers State, Nigeria has led ... on the dry deltaic plains geomorphic unit of the Niger Delta and underlain by the...

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ABSTRACT: Resistivity surveys have been utilized to delineate the sand horizons and possible water bearing zones in the ... exist in the Quaternary superficial deposits of the Niger Delta environment. ..... an important source of the mineral.

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ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IN THE NIGER DELTA : Hope for ...

Feb 18, 2010 ... While the States in the Niger Delta region are happy and proud to bear the ... The mining of sand and dredging of rivers are also aggravating...

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An Assessment of the Physical and Environmental Aspects of a ...

Case Study of the Oguta Lake Watershed, Niger Delta Basin, Nigeria. Ahiarakwem ... by human activities such as washing, bathing and sand mining) of the lake.

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Oil pollution in Niger Delta: Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland ...

Aug 4, 2011 ... “50 years of oil pollution in the Niger Delta region had “penetrated further and deeper than many had supposed” showing that ... Sand Mining...

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Hydrocarbon Volumetric Analysis Using Seismic and Borehole Data ...

Borehole Data over Umoru Field, Niger Delta-Nigeria. Isaac Aigbedion ... Abstract. Wireline signatures were used to identify hydrocarbon bearing sands and evaluate Petrophysical parameters ... mining the nature of interstitial fluid. Petroleum...

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Spatial Fluctuations in Zooplankton Biotypes of the Imo River in a ...

growth-limiting perturbations created by ongoing in-stream sand mining in water columns. ... the independent straight rivers of the Niger Delta and in the.

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Effects of Sand/Gravel Mining in Minna Emirate Area of Nigeria on ...

the Niger Delta region, hazards on the environment brought about by sand/gravel mining activities are also very big and damaging (Adekoya, 1995; UNESCO...

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(Scon) in the Niger Delta Fields - OnePetro

Laboratory Studies of Chemicals for Sand Consolidation (Scon) in the Niger Delta ... resins that would be suitable for application in the Niger Delta (ND) oil fields. ... have not cemented the rock grains together by mineral deposition(3,4,5).

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INLAND SAND DREDG ABSTRACT This study examined the temp ...

ation as a resultant impact of inland sand dredging in the Niger Delta n, Nigeria ... er, the recent upsurge in sand mining in river beds, creeks and other a result of...

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National Report

Mineral resources in the coastal and marine waters include petroleum, with an oil ... then grade into the Niger delta that consists of a chain of sandy beach ridge...

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download pdf - Heinrich Böll Stiftung Nigeria

'sweet' crude found in the Niger Delta. ... Nigeria's bitumen, also known as oil sands, has not yet ... Small-scale surface mining could transform Nigeria's land-.

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Tar Sands, Arctic and Nigeria - UK Tar Sands Network

planned expansion in the Canadian tar sands and ... average life expectancy in the Niger Delta region is .... Albian Sands Mine, Muskeg River Mine, Jackpine.

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Saltwater Intrusion into Coastal Aquifers in Nigeria

two sedimentary basins - The Benin and the Niger Delta basins. The aquifers are sands ... highly porous sands and gravels forms a multi-aquifer system. The unconfined aquifer in .... of Mining and Geol., 26 (2), 225 - 229, 1990. Short, K.C. and...

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An Extensive Analysis of Mining in Nigeria Using a GIS | Musa Sada ...

Sep 8, 2015 ... In the Niger Delta (oil producing region), mining licences are, .... (Niger Delta) has solid minerals out of which sand, salt and clay are exploited.

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ASSESSMENT OF GROUNDWATER QUALITY IN SHALLOW ...

OF OKRIKA ISLAND, EASTERN NIGER DELTA, NIGERIA. Nwankwoala ... In the other boreholes, the topsoils are either sand or clayey sand. Two main sand...

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The Occurrence of Tar Sands at Ijebu-Itele, Eastern Dahomey Basin ...

The tar sand at Itele has a resistivity value of ~900Ωm to >1480Ωm with an average thickness of ... separates the Okitipupa structure from the Niger delta basin.

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Oil Prices Hold Flat As Outages In Canada, Nigeria Temper Global ...

May 20, 2016 ... In Nigeria, militant activity in the oil-rich Niger Delta has driven the ... of key oil-sands mining sites and the evacuation of thousands of residents...

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land reclamation in bayelsa state - FIG

Bayelsa State is a state in southern Nigeria in the heart of the Niger Delta. It is .... mines the quantum of sand to be dredged, and to achieve this, he/she needs to...

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