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Environment examines the effectiveness of various types of international environmental agreements. The success of an international regime depends on how it affects the behavior of the stakeholders involved, the article reveals. Part of the changes were achieved by reshaping "the ways in which actors define their interests." For example, international regimes that have initiated changes in national laws, have had their effect by imposing authoritative prescriptions that "supersede utilitarian calculations as determinants of behavior."
In fuel-rich Nigeria, the people and the environment pay for the harvest of gas and oil. Of the most deadly consequences are explosions brought on by leaking gas pipelines, sometimes sabotaged by Nigerians looking for gas to sell on the black market. Oil spills have also devastated certain communities with their polluted aftermath.