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Spills & Curses (7 of 20)
Yenagoa, Bayelsa, Nigeria
By Tife Owolabi
14 Jun 2013

An environmentalist, Alagoa Morris with Environmental Rights Action (ERA) viewing the spread of spilled crude from the Royal Dutch Shell facility at Ikarama community in the oil rich Bayelsa state, Nigeria.

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Spills & Curses (5 of 20)
Yenagoa, Bayelsa, Nigeria
By Tife Owolabi
14 Jun 2013

Alagoa Morris, an environmentalist, walks through the bush around the recent Royal Dutch Shell spill site at Ikarama of oil rich Bayelsa state, Nigeria.

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Murdered Brazilian Environmentalist ...
Nova Ipixuna
By Illuminati Filmes
27 May 2011

This footage was shot in May 2011 at the funeral and vigil held by mourners of the prominent Brazilian environmentalist, Jose Carlos Ribeiro da Silva (January 22, 1957 – May 24, 2011), at the church of Maria do Espirito Santo Silva in the town of Nova Ipixuna located in his home state of Pará. Ribeiro da Silva, known by his nickname Zé Cláudio, campaigned against logging and clearcutting of trees in the Amazonian rainforest. José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva, aged 52, and his wife, Maria do Espírito Santo, aged 51, were shot and killed in an ambush attack on May 24, 2011 at 7:30 A.M.The attack occurred at a settlement called Maçaranduba 2, which is located near their home in Nova Ipixuna, Pará. José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva had been refused police protection by local authorities, according to reports by the Diário do Pará and The Guardian.