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Large abandoned ships rust on Nigerian beach

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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.

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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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