Following on from the last blog – Shell has been an integral part of the conflict in Nigeria for nearly fifty years. It’s record of environmental pollution and complicity in human rights abuses is well documented. However the company continues to try and greenwash it activities.
That is one reason why campaigners are highlighting the hypocrisy of Shell’s sponsorship of the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award in the UK. For those of you interested, check out the site: http://www.shelloiledwildlife.org.uk/