Video by ActNowPNG, Bismarck Ramu Group and the Pacific Network on Globalisation that highlights the risks of experimental seabed mining for the Pacific region.
The truth on sea bed mining – Prof. Chalapan Kaluwin speaks on video
Lutherans join fight against seabed mining in PNG | EMTV
16 September 2012 | Senior members of the Lutheran Church in Madang and Morobe have joined and international chorus of opposition against the government’s move to allow Nautilus minerals to Mine PNG’s seabed. The group which includes former pastors and bishops say they don’t want to be guinea pigs in what they’re calling experimental seabed mining.
PNG locals fight sea mining project [World News Australia | SBS]
29 August 2012 | The ocean floor is the last great frontier for the resources sector. But what could be the world’s first deep sea gold and copper mine is mired in controversy. The battlelines are drawn, one and a half kilometres under the Bismarck Sea off Papua New Guinea. Canadian miner Nautilus Minerals says risks are low but locals say it will pollute the water on which they they rely so heavily.
Usino-Bundi MP, Athony Yagama on behalf of his people in Madang opposes deep sea mining
13 September 2012 | “The Enviromental and Social Damages will be too late to fix. Do we need another mine?”. The Usino-Bundi MP, Athony Yagama on behalf of his people in Madang makes his stance clear – he is against the controversial Experimental Seabed Mining to be done by Nautilus. “Why should Nautilus, the Canadian-owned Company mine our (PNG’s) Seabed? The Environmental and Social damages in the name of Profit will be too late to fix.”
MP Ken Fairweather speaks on camera against Nautilus experimental seabed mining
12 September 2012 | Sumkar MP Ken Fairweather speaks of how disgusted he is that decisions about projects like the Canadian Experimental Seabed Mining and the Chinese funded Marine Indsutrial Zone bypass him and other Madang MPs.
How to Test an Experimental Mining Method [Documentary]
In this video community groups in New Ireland and East New Britain express their views about deep sea mining in the Bismarck and the Solomon Sea by Canadian corporation Nautilus. This video was supported and produced by the Bismarck Ramu Group.
Alfred Mungai – Kavieng
Alfred Mungai from Kavieng in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, shares his concerns about the impacts of mining on communities and the environment. Video by Jessie Boylen
Rita Panambung – On mining impacts in PNG
Rita Panambung, a teacher in Kavieng, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, shares her concerns about the impacts of mining on the environment and communities. Video by Jessie Boylen
Papua New Guinean Community show better alternatives to mining and oil palm in PNG villages
We are always hearing the argument that without large scale resource projects local communities in PNG cannot develop. This video shows the story of Sausi village in Madang Province and the decision that families there made to build a thriving local economy based on a diverse range of small scale agricultural enterprises. In this way they protected their environment and culture from the onslaught of large scale oil palm plantations.