Impact of oil spills on mangroves Nigeria

Impact of oil spills on mangroves Nigeria
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While deforestation and, more recently, crop production have been identified as major causes of carbon releases through changes in land cover, the debate on the contribution of fossil fuel production to land-based emissions is still on- going. This report determines the impact of oil production activities on mangroves in the Niger Delta by generating the best available estimates of oil discharge, and by assessing its impact on mangrove vegetation.