Friends of the Earth Cardiff - Nigeria en Tell Norway to ditch Shell <p><img width="300" height="225" alt="Two oil wells surounded by a lake of oil in grassland." src="/files/foecardiff/images/Niger_Delta_oil_wells.jpg" /></p> <p>Leaking oil wells in the Niger Delta <em>Photo: Friends of the Earth</em></p> <p>Last month 28 Right Livelihood Award winners wrote to the Norway Government Pension Fund asking it to sell all its holdings in Shell because of the environmental harm caused by it in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.</p> <p><a href="">read more</a></p> Climate and Energy Africa energy Nigeria pollution Sat, 10 Mar 2012 09:10:37 +0000 Chris 507 at Stop Shell gas flaring in Nigeria <p><img width="300" height="225" alt="Two children watching a Shell horizontal gas flare in Nigeria" src="/files/foecardiff/images/Shell_Nigeria_gas_flare.jpg" /></p> <p>Children in the Niger Delta look on at a Shell horizontal gas flare.<br /> <em>&copy; Elaine Gilligan / Friends of the Earth</em></p> <p>Despite promises made by Shell since the 1990s to stop flaring the 'associated' gas released in oil production in Nigeria, Shell flared more gas in 2010 than it did in 2009 in the West African country.</p> <p><a href="">read more</a></p> archive Climate and Energy Africa energy Nigeria Sat, 23 Jul 2011 07:18:45 +0000 Chris 417 at