Radio New Zealand, 24 November 2016 Papua New Guinea’s public has the right to be informed about impacts of seabed mining, according to the NGO Bismarck Ramu Group. The Canadian company Nautilus Minerals said it was looking to begin mining in PNG’s Bismarck Sea by 2018 as
Rachel Shisei | EMTV News | 23 November 2016 It took 9 days and an estimated total of 261 kilometres, for a group of Lutherans, to walk four Highlands provinces. Their outreach awareness focused on the issues affecting ‘God’s creations’, or the natural resources in the country. The ca
MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 16 November 2016 Public Right to be Informed on Experimental Seabed Mining PAPUA NEW GUINEA | NGOs and civil society in Papua New Guinea demand that the PNG government and Nautilus Minerals make public key documents relating to the licensing of the Solwara 1 dee
Mongabay.com 18 November 2016 / David Hutt Hydrothermal vents create both hotspots of deep-sea biodiversity and rich mineral deposits. Papua New Guinea is at the center of a debate about whether these sites should be preserved or mined. Plans are moving forward to launch operations at
By Payal Sampat, Earthworks Deep-sea mining sounds like something out of a science fiction novel – and indeed, the claims by companies hoping to extract metals from cobalt crusts, manganese nodules, and hydrothermal vents on deep sea beds do seem to have their basis in fiction more th
Mission Blue – Sylvia Earle Alliance [reposted from http://www.mission-blue.org/2016/06/18040/] Aliens finally made it to planet Earth. And it just so happens these aliens value — above all else — the American quarter, those shiny metal pieces emblazoned with George Washington.