Bodo Cleanup

April 12, 2021

Local Fisher Folks Express Hope About the Bodo Cleanup Project

  By Bariton Lezabbey The Bodo cleanup/remediation project, overseen by the Bodo Mediation Initiative (BMI) has been on-going since 2017. The project aims to mitigate the […]
February 22, 2021

US Consulate Representatives Visit the Bodo Cleanup Project Site

  Representatives from the United States Consulate in Lagos visited the Bodo Cleanup Project site on Thursday 11 February 2021 to understand the level of work […]
January 26, 2021

Bodo Cleanup Project Set to Start Mangrove Plantings

  By Bariton Lezabbey An integral part of the Bodo Remediation Project is the revegetation of roughly 760 hectares using approximately 1.9 million plants to compensate […]
January 12, 2021

Niger Delta Community waits for Seven-Months to Resume Remediation Activities: Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Bodo Cleanup Project

  By: Bariton Lezabbey   It’s no more a piece of breaking news how the pandemic has disrupted the world’s economy, by increasing the rate of […]
January 12, 2021

Removal of Nypa Palm Within Bodo Cleanup Work Area

  The invasive nypa palm (Nypa Fruticans) originated in the Indo-Pacific region and was brought to Nigeria in the early 1900s. The nypa palm plant structure […]
December 14, 2020

The Bodo Cleanup Project has restarted

  By Bariton Lezabbey After seven months of temporary work suspension to curb the potential spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bodo Remediation Project remobilized on […]
April 8, 2020

Dutch Ambassador Visits Bodo Cleanup Project Work Area

  The Government of the Netherlands through their Embassy to Nigeria has supported the Bodo (Ogoniland) mediation process since 2013.  As a continuation of that effort, […]
March 16, 2020

BMI Conducts Certification Course for SCAT Monitoring and Verification of Bodo Cleanup

  The internationally accepted Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique (SCAT) process is actively used during the Bodo oil spill cleanup project. On 4 March 2020, the Project […]
February 18, 2020

BMI Assesses Planted Mangrove Sites

  Thursday, 13 February 2020 – The Bodo Mediation Initiative (BMI) Project carried out an evaluation of mangrove seedlings planted at two sites two years ago, […]
February 13, 2020

Insecurity grips the Bodo Cleanup Area

  Clean-up activities for the Phase 2 Bodo remediation Project restarted on Monday 20 January 2020, with community workers very enthusiastic and ready to work. However, […]
February 5, 2020

Dr. Erich Gundlach trains Remediation Companies on Site Characterization

  In furtherance to the effort of the Bodo Mediation Initiative (BMI) to implement the Bodo clean-up project, the BMI Project Director, Dr. Erich Gundlach, on […]
November 20, 2019
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Official Commissioning of the Phase 2 Bodo Cleanup Project

  On Monday, November 11, 2019, the Phase 2 Bodo cleanup and restoration project was officially launched as the Paramount ruler, His Royal Highness (HRH) King […]