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Rivers of red threaten the future of the reef

Radio National Background Briefing Gregg Borschmann 30 August 2015

New scientific research reveals the flood plumes from tropical rivers are travelling further and hanging around longer than previously thought, killing young corals and impacting reef growth.  29 more words

Environmental Toxicology

Fiji government tries to defend Namosi exploration

No Grounds To Reject Licence, Says Ps For Mineral Resources 

Maika Bolatiki | Fiji Sun

The Namosi Joint Venture (NJV) was given an exploration licence because there were no grounds to reject its application, says Permanent Secretary for Lands and Mineral Resources Tevita Boseiwaqa. 306 more words

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More on the Namosi landowners dispute with their government

Fiji: State grants lease

Sikeli Qounadovu | The Fiji Times

THE five-year extension of the Namosi Joint Venture Company’s special prospecting licence by the Government has drawn opposition from some landowners. 433 more words

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Namosi Landowners adamant about mining

Pacific Network on Globalization via Loop PNG

The Tikina Namosi Landowners Committee (TNLC) today called on the Honorable Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama to intervene in the ongoing dispute regarding exploration for minerals in the province of Namosi. 505 more words

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The environmental impact of our event t-shirts

As I was looking at the two t-shirts I have brought with me to work out in for the next few months blazoned with events I’ve attended, I began to wonder- what could possibly be the impact of American’s obsession with wearing their affiliations, event attendance, sports teams, and more on our backs? 159 more words


To Get and Get Out: The story behind Lihir

It seems an immutable trade off: the greater the rights of corporations, the less the rights of real persons, we indigenous people…

Cyril Gare | PNG Blogs… 1,401 more words

Papua New Guinea

St Barbara says new Solomons' mine owners must act quickly

Radio New Zealand

The chief executive of Australian gold mining company, St Barbara, says the new owners of the Gold Ridge mine in Solomon Islands must quickly start pumping water from its tailings dam. 161 more words

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