Bootleg oil refining photographed in Niger Delta

Photographer Samuel James has a must-see collection of photos documenting bootleg oil refining in Nigeria's Niger Delta. The New York Times features some great shots and tells the story of how James gained access to this area of conflict. More photos appeared recently in Discover Magazine. And you can find even more on James' site.

For some of TreeHugger's previous coverage on the conflict over oil in Nigeria, see the related links to the left of this post.

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