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Opposition to Bougainville Panguna mine 'higher than media suggest'

Survey, to be launched in Australian parliament, finds ‘near universal’ opposition to reopening of Panguna mine

Helen Davidson | The Guardian 

A survey of Bougainville villagers has revealed strong opposition to the proposed reopening of the mine which was at the centre of the island’s decade-long civil war. 745 more words

Papua New Guinea

NJV undertakes environmental impact assessment at Waisoi project

Watisoni Butabua | Fiji Village

The Namosi Joint Venture is currently undertaking an environmental impact assessment at the Waisoi project.

The Waisoi Project is a copper and gold project. 88 more words

Environmental Impact

Barrick Gold refuses to relocate villagers who suffer murder, rape and house burning

Karl Nerenberg | Rabble

This past July a young man was murdered deep in the remote highlands of Papua New Guinea, and Canadians should care. 1,117 more words

Papua New Guinea

Increased Violence at Barrick’s Porgera Mine: Indigenous Ipili send Envoy from Papua New Guinea to Canada

Mining Watch Canada

Barrick Gold’s Porgera Joint Venture Mine in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has long been associated with extreme violence against local men and women by mine security and state police associated with the mine. 449 more words

Papua New Guinea

Australian mining company under fire for suing El Salvador over banned mine

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A major mining company is suing El Salvador for millions — just for saying no to a dirty mine that would have destroyed its remaining water supply. 469 more words

Environmental Impact

Majority of Shoppers Prefer to Buy Products that are Socially and Environmentally Responsible

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer a new or vague concept in the minds of global consumers. And the increasing number of people who are willing to pay extra for a “do-good” product is a clear sign that attitudes are changing.   42 more words

Sustainability

MIDWAY by Chris Jordan

MIDWAY by Chris Jordan 

A love story of our time from the heart of the Pacific…

It is not at all news… however, when I just watched this video, it reminded me ONCE MORE how fucked up this planet is, respectively, what we, human kind are doing to it. 85 more words

Environment