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Nigeria’s mangrove forests under threat from oil spills and development

Mangrove Forest in Nigeria

What’s going on here?  Nigeria’s mangrove forests are threatened by oil spills and development projects, damaging these precious ecosystems and causing coastal erosion. The Niger Delta mangroves have been so depleted due to these activities that experts warn that without urgent action they will be lost entirely by the year 2050. What does this mean? Nigeria’s mangrove forests provide habitats for wildlife,…