Kiwis Against Seabed Mining recently produces the following campaign video giving the children of the black sands a voice. Their powerful message is a clear NO to seabed mining.
3 December 2012
Mr O’Neill was speaking to more than 1300 delegates attending the PNG Mining and Petroleum Investment Conference in Sydney.
JOE WASIA | Supported by the Bob Cleland Writing Fellowship SEABED MINING. IT’S A NEW TERM to the ears of many Papua New Guineans. In simple definition, it’s the underwater extraction of mineral resources.
This method is rarely used in the world whereas onshore extraction is vastly used. Both methods have environmental and health risks which are assessed and analysed before projects begin.
Now a new frontier in mining is set to be opened up by underwater extraction of resources from the seabed off the coast of Papua New Guinea.
This is despite vehement objections from environmentalists and local activists and even some parliamentarians. Read more
Another brilliant campaign video from our friends at Kiwis Against Seabed Mining. Making their voices heard loud and strong against the destruction of their seabeds. Also a video update from activist surfer, David Rastovich (S4C) supporting the campaign to stop seabed mining in the west coast of the north island of New Zealand.
PART 2 – KASM & S4C COASTAL JOURNEY from Surfers for Cetaceans on Vimeo.
KASM & S4C COASTAL JOURNEY – PART 1 from Surfers for Cetaceans on Vimeo. To help visit: www.kasm.org.nz www.s4cglobal.org