REPORTS

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Government of South Sudan confirms existence of horrific and widespread oil-caused environmental catastrophe In May, 2018, the United Nation‘s Environment Programme published the Government of South Sudan‘s First State of Environment Report and Outlook. From literally its first page on, the report details what such environmental and human rights organizations as Germany‘s Sign of Hope …

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Outcry on oil contamination

Rising against radioactive, toxic contamination of South Sudan Officials are now joining residents in protesting the environmental crimes committed by profits-blinded oil companies Newest cause for concern: cancer-causing radioactive wastes! By Francis Michael, We Are Witness Plug County is located in the Melut Basin, home to South Sudan’s most productive – and hence polluting – …

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جنوب السودان: منطقة فلوج

جنوب السودان : التكتم على أضرار البيئية الناجم من مخلفات إنتاج النفط في منطقة فلوج فلوج : فرانسيس مايكل يعتمد جمهورية جنوب السودان في إقتصادها على النفط ، لكن عمليات الإنتاج لها أثار ومخاطر على البيئة ، وتلقى بتاثيرات سلبية على الإنسان والتربة والحيوان في مناطق إنتاج النفط حيث تتجاهل الحكومة هذه التاثيرات البيئية في …

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Rising black tide of oil contamination

Rising black tide of oil contamination in South Sudan Residents report spates of deformed children, birth complications and sexual dysfunctions First-hand confirmation by victims of scientific investigations and analyses Desperate appeals by residents by Joseph Oduha “Most births nowadays yield deformed infants. The births themselves are complicated and painful. We men are becoming sexually dysfunctional. …

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Oil-mudslides rolling over South Sudan

Trigged by an oil spill and subsequent heavy rainfall, waves of oil and contaminants-soaked mud are rolling over South Sudanese villages and farmlands, reports the Nile Institute of Environmental Health (NIE-Health), one of the country’s leading environmental monitoring and reporting institutions. https://www.facebook.com/NIEH2016/?hc_ref=ARSVAlJb-HSYuz4PPezZTwcppv_DQHwEt4SCM96Doh6Muwit9cbSKWJKxjbKPOEInWw&fref=nf The oil spill resulted from a bursting in December 2017 of a pipeline …

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Fighting for their forests

Courageous communities take on the clear-cutters in South Sudan’s pristine woods Ignoring regulations designed to protect Lela-Bul, wildcatting loggers are swarming over from Uganda to clear-cut one of Africa’s last greatest stands of first-growth forest. As environmental journalist Hannington A. Ochan reports, this onslaught is finally inciting resistance. The communities that have lived from and …

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