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A villager collects samples of crude oil polluting a farmland in Ibeno in Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi

A villager collects samples of crude oil polluting a farmland in Ibeno in Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi

A villager collects samples of crude oil polluting a farmland in Ibeno in Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi
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Oil workers try to clamp an oil slick polluting a farmland in Ibeno in Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi

Oil workers try to clamp an oil slick polluting a farmland in Ibeno in Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi

Oil workers try to clamp an oil slick polluting a farmland in Ibeno in Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi
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A villager collecting samples of crude oil polluting a farmland casts his reflection in Ibeno in Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi

A villager collecting samples of crude oil polluting a farmland casts his reflection in Ibeno in Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi

A villager collecting samples of crude oil polluting a farmland casts his reflection in Ibeno in Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi
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A boy stands near oil slick polluting a farmland in Ibeno village in Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi

A boy stands near oil slick polluting a farmland in Ibeno village in Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi

A boy stands near oil slick polluting a farmland in Ibeno village in Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi
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