Terra Verde, for November 11, 2005 - 1:00pm
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Ten Year Anniversary of the Death of Ken Saro-Wiwa Nigerian environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, was executed by his government on November 10, 1995. Saro-wiwa raised international awareness of environmental degradation in the Niger Delta region of southern Nigeria caused by oil extraction. Terra Verde will look at developments over the ten years since Saro-Wiwa's death, including a landmark case against Chevron working its way through the California courts, brought by plaintiffs from the Niger Delta.