Today’s news that an oil tanker capable of carrying two million barrels of oil has exploded off the coast of Nigeria isn’t just bad news for the families of the crew.

It’s bad news for everyone.

It isn’t the first such disaster this year.

It is the second disaster affecting Nigeria. A huge oil spill developed when a disused capped wellhead released 20,000 barrels of oil a day for a month.

And the tanker’s oil spill is the fourth major spill already this year. There have been similar disasters in Ecuador, Peru and Thailand.

And, of course, there’s a…


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Source: Dr Vernon Coleman - MB ChB DSc Read the original article here: