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Commission wants river dumping of mine tailings banned

Kwa: Ban disposal method

Rosalyn Albaniel | Post Courier

ONE of 19 recommendations that will be put to the government in a report by the Constitutional Law Reform Commission (CLRC) is the total banning of riverine tailings disposal. 361 more words

Papua New Guinea

ABG to make another attempt to pass controversial new Mining Law


Jennifer Nkui | New Dawn 

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Andrew Miriki today issued a notice calling the House to meet on August 6, 2014. 153 more words

Papua New Guinea

Environmental Damage - The True Cost Of Mining

Mining company Orica has been fined $750 000 for a series of chemical spills at its Kooragang Island and Port Botany facilities. The Land and Environment Court handed down the fine relating to seven incidents which took place between October 2010 and December 2011. 784 more words

Science & Technology

The Pacific History they don't teach at school...

… because they want us to be dependent on their mining, logging and oil and gas companies.

… because they don’t want us to stay true to our own Pacific Ways. 171 more words

Environmental Impact

World Renowned scientists urges Pacific Leaders to be cautious with oceans exploration

Makereta Komai | PACNEWS

World renowned marine scientist, Dr Sylvia Earle has urged Forum Island Countries not to drop the ball on the sustainable management and protection of oceans and marine resources. 611 more words

Environmental Impact

Save the Forest, Save the Garden

Open space has always been at a premium in Cambridge’s dense urban environment, never more so than in today’s overheated real estate market. Citizen-led petitions to save two imperiled open spaces have resulted in policy orders on the City Council’s July 28th agenda, which we strongly endorse. 626 more words

Master Plan

Iwi rallies to anti-seabed mining cause

Laurel Stowell | Wanganui Chronicle

South Taranaki tribe Ngati Ruanui has spent too long opposing seabed mining offshore from Patea to stop now.

It’s joining with Kiwis Against Seabed Mining (KASM) to support the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) decision to refuse Trans-Tasman Resources’ application to mine offshore in the South Taranaki Bight. 186 more words

Environmental Impact