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Nigeria"s threatened environment

Nigeria"s threatened environment

a national profile.

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Published by Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Nigeria.,
    • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- Nigeria.,
    • Pollution -- Nigeria.,
    • Soil erosion -- Nigeria.,
    • Environmental policy -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGF746.4 .N54 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1764223M
      ISBN 109783120301
      LC Control Number92113171

        Royal Dutch Shell pioneered Nigeria's oil and gas industry and remains a major investor in the West African country. But over the decades it has come under fire .


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