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Brazil Charges 21 People With Homicide in BHP Mining Dam Collapse

It is a shame PNG did not hold BHP mining executives similarly accountable over Ok Tedi and never seems to consider criminal charges in other cases of severe environmental damage… 924 more words

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$5.4 Billion Melanesian ocean economy in peril

The authors single out seabed mining for example as a potentially lucrative emerging industry in the short term, but one that could threaten marine life while providing little benefit to local communities… 619 more words

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Is Your Business 1 of the few

Is Your Business 1 of the few who are still non committed to Environmental Impact?

Is Your Organisation Prepared for Future Facilities Compliance & Monitoring? 237 more words

Concern over Fiji river mining

Felix Chaudhary | The Fiji Times | October 18, 2016

DESPITE assurances by the parent company of a mining project near the mouth of the Sigatoka River that environment impacts would be minimal, some residents remain concerned. 251 more words

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Some Nasty Environmental Impacts in N.C. from H. Matthew

Factory farming practices are under scrutiny again in N.C. after disastrous hurricane floods.

This is not the first time that NC has experienced serious environmental damage due to animal carcasses and animal waste in the aftermath of a disaster.

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Fishing companies and NGOs call for moratorium on bulk sediment seabed mining in South Africa

Kim Cloete | Mining Weekly | 13 October 2016

The Responsible Fisheries Alliance (RFA), which comprises five major fishing companies and two nongovernmental organisations, is calling for a moratorium on all new and existing prospecting and mining applications related to bulk sediment seabed mining. 518 more words

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$3.7m study to reveal deep-sea mining impacts in New Zealand

New Zealand Herald | 11 October 2016

The potential environmental impacts of controversial deep-sea mining will be investigated in a new multi-million dollar study.

Dr Malcolm Clark, a fisheries scientists at the National Institute of Water and Atmosphere (Niwa), said a lack of knowledge about life on the seafloor and how it could be affected had been one of the major factors that led the Environmental Protection Authority to refuse the two off-shore mining applications lodged so far. 943 more words

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