1. Why has this become such a big issue for the Delta Basin?
- Companies enjoy harming local people just for the fun of it.
- Weak governance and a reliance on oil revenue means oil companies can do whatever they want.
- Local people are happy with the exploitation as long as they get money, so they aren't fighting to change it.
- Good governance and no need for oil means that oil companies can do what they want.
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2. Which natural resource is the Niger Delta rich in?
3. What has exacerbated this since 2000?
- There have been 3 large geopolitical issues (such as a civil war in 2001) which have pushed this off balance.
- The Niger Delta has been plagued by violence, with frequent attacks on oil pipelines by militant groups.
- Militant groups have decided to respect their need for oil to boost the economy, meaning they have left them be.
- Oil markets have decreased, leaving the Niger Delta with no necessity for exporting oil and therefore a waste of land and money.
4. Where is the Niger Delta?
- A delta of the Niger River, on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean in Nigeria.
- A delta of the Niger River, on the Gulf of Guinea Pig on the Atlantic Ocean in Nigeria.
- A delta of the Benue River, on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean in Nigeria.
- A delta of the Yobe River, on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean in Nigeria.
5. How many damaging oil spills were there in 2014, according to Amnesty International?
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