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A man sits near an abandoned ship that lays beached near Takwa Bay just off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday. Abandoned ships are an environmental threat to the area as the wrecks of various large rusting hulks litter the coastline of Nigeria, without the funds or incentive to clean-up the strand.

Jon Gambrell / AP

A group of people walk along the corniche area toward abandoned ships that lay beached near Takwa Bay just off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria.

Jon Gambrell / AP

Men stand by an abandoned ship that lays beached near Takwa Bay.

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Akintunde Akinleye / Reuters

A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region March 24, 2011.Crude oil thieves -- known locally as "bunkerers" -- have been a fact of life for years in Africa's biggest oil and gas industry, puncturing pipelines and costing Nigeria and foreign oil firms millions of dollars in lost revenues each year.

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Smoke rises from an illegal oil refinery in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region.

Akintunde Akinleye / Reuters

Oil surfaces on water near an illegal oil refinery in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region March 24, 2011.

 Here's an article that provides some context for the existence of "bush refineries."

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