Protecting the environment,
democratizing development

Protecting the environment, democratizing development

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    Nigeria recorded
    1,300 oil spills, averaging
    5 oil spill per day
    Between 2018 and 2019 the National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) of Nigeria recorded 1,300 oil spills, averaging 5 oil spill per day
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    Humanity’s fossil addiction will be the climate hangman...
    unless we quickly wean ourselves off them and take a new energy trajectory… Nnimmo Bassey
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    Nigeria recorded
    1,300 oil spills, averaging
    5 oil spill per day
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    Humanity’s fossil addiction will be the climate hangman...
    Learn More
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    Who Are We

    we are dedicated to
    the defense of human
    ecosystems in terms
    of human rights,

    Environmental Rights Action (ERA) is a Nigerian advocacy non-governmental organisation founded on January 11, 1993 to deal with environmental human rights issues in Nigeria. ERA is the Nigerian chapter of Friends of the Earth International (FoEI). ERA is the co-ordinating NGO in Africa for Oilwatch International, the global South network of groups concerned about the effects of oil on the environment of people who live in oil-bearing regions….

    What we do

    We challenge
    the current model
    of economic and
    corporate
    globalization

    Climate justice
    and energy

    Corporate
    Accountability

    Democracy
    outreach

    Food
    Sovereignty

    Forest and
    Biodiversity

    Shell Re-Ignites Flares in Gbarantoru Community

    Highlight: Flares in the middle of the community, impacting houses, causing hearing difficulties Location: Gbarantoru community, Ekpetiama Kingdom, Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. Date of Visit: Saturday, March 1, 2024 Introduction ‘’ All peoples shall have the right to

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    Volunteer with us

    Every employee and volunteer makes a vital contribution to our vision at ERA/FoEN. We strive to be an excellent organisation and invest in our people to maximize our impact. Many of our local support groups couldn’t exist without the generous support of volunteers. If you want to get involved with one of our projects or campaigns, please contact us: volunteer@erafoen.org

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