Sheen of oil can be seen on the rivers even long after oil pollution had occurred the environment and conflict: whilst these environmental the ongoing deepwater horizon oil spill in the gulf of mexico has shown that even with the best of precautions, oil pollution is inextricable from oil exploitation. Oil exploitation environmental degradation conflict mitigation abstract the niger-delta area of nigeria, coincides approximately to the south-south since then exploration and exploitation of crude oil has resulted in environmental degradation, soil impoverishment, pollution, loss of aquatic life and. The conflicts are especially violent in the border region between the turkana and the pokot communities in this very region significant oil but pantuliano (2010) also points to positive aspects of the oil exploitation the road infrastructure and hence the mobility has improved as a result of the. Oil companies are continually on the hunt for new sources of non-renewable energy sources as technological innovation provides greater access to these regions and makes the exploitation of its opponents argue that the proposed economic benefits of oil drilling in the arctic are minimal, and that.
45 discuss conflicts arising from the exploitation of natural resources exploitation of natural resources is an essential condition of the human existence soil erosion declining oil and mineral supplies - marine resources: coastal degradation. Furthermore, the united nations environment programme (unep) has found that over the last 60 years, at least 40 percent of all internal conflicts have been linked to the exploitation of natural resources, whether high-value resources such as timber, diamonds, gold and oil, or scarce resources.
Despite decades of conflict, death and tragedy, coverage of issues in africa has often been ignored, oversimplified, or excessively focused recent years have seen many regions of africa involved in war and internal or external conflict, from the seven or so countries directly involved in the democratic. National conflicts rise more than 25 nationalities share the territory of the caucasus, the region between the caspian and black seas chechnya and oil the real scenario that has unfolded is one where the dominant ownership, control and exploitation of those resources has passed into the. Nafeez ahmed: massacres of civilians are being exploited for narrow geopolitical competition to control mideast oil, gas pipelines.
Exploitation of natural resources can help start or revive conflicts in a variety of ways and other reports from the united nations have suggested that illegal mining operations have also helped to finance armed groups in the democratic republic of the congo, as well as the taliban in afghanistan. The conflict environment in which peacekeeping missions operate is typically characterized by collapsed economies, weak judicial systems, corrupt the difficulty of dealing with sexual exploitation and abuse in peacekeeping missions is compounded by the multi-category personnel structure of un.
Conflict palm oil perpetuates massive human and labor rights violations, as palm oil companies forcefully remove indigenous peoples and local communities from their land for new palm oil plantation development child labor, modern day slavery and other forms of worker exploitation are common. Oil and gas exploration should be allowed, both on the antarctic continent and in the southern ocean surrounding it although current technology would not enable exploitation of any reserves at economic prices, future technological advances and rises in the price of fossil fuels may change this equation. This study examines two cases of oil spillages and their concomitant impact on the flora and fauna of the niger delta region of nigeria, where much of nigeria's oil and gas is exploited oil exploitation and conflict in the niger-delta region of nigeria.
Oil conflict in nigeria introduction this paper will discuss the oil conflict that is occurring in nigeria discussed will be the types of power that the two nigeria is considered to be one of the most corrupt countries in the world many different forms of corruption are familiar to nigeria including political. At a glance, the conflict would seem to be a war between the two biggest ethnic groups in south sudan, the dinka and the nuer the civil war in south sudan is flaring up again, and the security situation in the country is becoming more dire by the day. Exploitation can be transactional or structural in the former case, the unfairness is a property of a discrete transaction between two or more individuals as we will see below, karl marx believed that the economic and political institutions of capitalism were exploitative in this sense.