Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Video - Nigeria's rusting shipwreck problem

Hundreds of shipwrecks litter Nigeria's rivers and coast, causing environmental damage to marine life and fishing villages.

The abandoned vessels are also being used in illegal oil smuggling but with former owners difficult to trace and a tangle of government bureaucracy, little is being done to clean up the mess.

Al Jazeera

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