WHO: oil drilling causes environmental problems

Dear friends in Africa,

“South Sudan experiences a wide variety of environmental problems, including soil degradation due to the widespread deforestation with consequent loss of biodiversity and wildlife habitats, pollution of rivers and the environment due to oil drilling in the wetlands, over-exploitation of fisheries and conflicts over diminishing resources such as rangelands and water sources for livestock.”

http://www.emro.who.int/ssd/programmes/environmental-health.html

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