Two professional photographers accompanied the UNEP project team in Ogoniland at different stages of the assessment. A selection of high resolution images from Mazen Saggar and Victor Temofe Mogbolu are provided here for download and publication.

Any publication of these images should credit the photographer as indicated. Suggested captions are provided.

© Mazen Saggar/UNEP

Ogoni community members attending a UNEP project briefing, Gokana local government area, April 2010 Download image (tiff)

© Victor Temofe Mogbolu/UNEP

UNEP scientists investigating a contaminated site accompanied by Ogoni community guides Download image (jpg)

© Mazen Saggar/UNEP

A fish farm with significant oil sheen, Bodo West bordering Ogoniland Download image (tiff)

© Victor Temofe Mogbolu/UNEP

The UNEP report recommends the restoration of mangroves be viewed as a large-scale pilot project in which multiple approaches, once proven, can be replicated elsewhere in the Niger Delta Download image (jpg)

© Victor Temofe Mogbolu/UNEP

UNEP scientists inspecting a pipeline right of way around 30 metres wide cut through mangroves in Ogoniland Download image (jpg)

© Mazen Saggar/UNEP

The oil industry has been a key sector of the Nigerian economy for over 50 years, but the report underlines how many Nigerians have paid a high price Download image (tiff)

© Mazen Saggar/UNEP

The UNEP study found that inadequate regulatory requirements and enforcement are leaving communities exposed Download image (tiff)

© Mazen Saggar/UNEP

UNEP’s recommendations are a path to sustainability aimed at bringing lasting improvements for Ogoniland Download image (tiff)

© Mazen Saggar/UNEP

It is UNEP’s hope that the findings can catalyze significant environmental and social improvements in the region Download image (tiff)

© Mazen Saggar/UNEP

Ogoni people live with contamination of air and surface water everyday Download image (tiff)

© Mazen Saggar/UNEP

Soil caked into a crust of dried crude oil, Ogoniland Download image (tiff)