Wence Magun, Deep Sea Mining campaign steering committee member recently spoke to Television New Zealand (TVNZ) about why shouldn’y be rushing into deep sea mining in the Pacific. You can see the full transript to the speech here. Wence is also the national coordinator for PNG NGO Mas Kagin Tapani, he recently attended the Second Regional Training Workshop on Deep Sea Mining Law and Contract Negotiations in Tonga.
[pix_box icon=”quotes” bg=”#eeeeee” color=”#222222″ border_size=”2″ border_style=”none” border_color=”#dddddd”]Look at PNG it’s not even 10 to 15 years rushing the process. What’s the rush? Papua New Guineans are not on life support. The currency for PNG is low despite the fact we have so many mining companies in the country. So what proof can you tell me that seabed mine will make a difference?[/pix_box]