Ironsands mining plan smells of a rort Yahoo 7 NEWS via Fuseworks Media March 10, 2014 Independent MP Brendan Horan welcomes the start of hearings where thousands of ordinary Kiwis get to voice their opposition to strip-mining the seabed for ironsand. “Trans Tasman Resour
World Ocean Radio World Ocean Observatory February 2014 The world’s first open cut deep water mining operation in pursuit of silver, gold, and copper on the ocean floor has been granted license by the New Guinea government–a multimillion dollar project with potential for g
via Papua New Guinea Mine Watch February 21, 2014 The Lutheran youths of Papua new guinea have come out congratulating Prime Minister Peter o’Neill and the government for its stand on experimental seabed mining in the country.
Objections to mining plan pour in The New Zealand Herald By Jamie Morton Feb 19, 2014 Many of the nearly 4700 objecting to Taranaki offshore iron-sand exploitation also want to speak at hearings. A controversial bid to mine an area of seabed off the North Island’s west co
The Global Mail December 6 2013 By Jo Chandler Pacific islanders have always been sustained by the ocean. Might it now make them rich – and at what cost? The old man’s cap proclaims “Jesus Loves Me”, but his embrace of the faith imported to this South Pacific island by missionaries ju
via Sharp Talk on Facebook. Photo posted by Dennis A. Kosam. “Last week, a man from Messi village, in the Central West Coast Namatanai of New Ireland province put up a “gorgor” at the proposed Solwara 1 experimental seabed mining project site.” “In