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Nigerians Dying at 40 in Niger Delta?


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Naoko
- 3225 days ago - afrik-news.com
The water they use for washing or cooking is polluted, fish is scarce and contaminated. Agricultural lands are unfit for cultivation. And the air is polluted by flaring or the burning of natural gas out of oil.



   

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JustaHuman Here (53)
Tuesday August 17, 2010, 6:58 am
This planet one day will be an example in this galaxy's story book as a warning what stupidity, egooism and greed of humans can lead to:

DEATH OF AlL LIFE!!!

I hope that this stupid race never will be allowed to leave Earth.

I am shamed to be a member of such a useless race
 

Erin R (181)
Tuesday August 17, 2010, 11:57 am
Sad news!
 

Anne F (17)
Tuesday August 17, 2010, 7:48 pm
Large, multinational corporations prize profits over health and nature.
 

Marta Away (55)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:03 am
Shell must pay for the damage caused. But big corporations usually run free, and this is totally unfair.
 

Bruno Moreira (61)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 3:31 pm
wow 40 is a young age....this really has to change and fast!
 

Mary C (6)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 3:48 pm
I still believe there is hope for the human race...I have to believe.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 12:17 am
Africa, the cradle of mankind, now beginning to show signs of becoming the grave. It's sadly ironic.
 

JustaHuman Here (53)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 2:28 am
Stop thinking that a damage like this can be paid by money! If we allow that doing wrong can be paid by money, rich people and companies can do what ever they want.
 
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