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The Future of Bougainville: Community perspectives on Panguna

 New Report to give a voice to those most affected by the Panguna mine

In 1989 the Panguna mine was closed by local communities opposed to the devastation of their land, rivers, and traditional ways. 225 more words

Papua New Guinea

Conference to re-affirm Pacific identity

Top of the agenda was to protest against the dominant narrative, that development means selling off or exploiting our lands and our seas for the riches within. 355 more words

Papua New Guinea

MP: Failure of govt, company causes Ramu destruction

innocent people living like animals in the thick jungle because of police harassment

Isaac Nicholas | Post Courier

USINO-Bundi MP Anthon Yagama has blamed the failure by Ramu Nickel and the Government to honour the MOA for the recent destruction of properties at the Kurumbukari mine area in Madang province.

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Papua New Guinea

EU brings experimental seabed mining ever closer for the Pacific

The European Union sponsored Deep Sea Minerals Project continues to push for the introduction of experimental seabed mining across the Pacific. EU companies stand poised to make big profits but as we have seen with land based mining across the Region, the environmental, social and economic outcomes for Pacific people never live up to the promises or our expectations – regardless of how high we set the standards in our legislation…  770 more words

Environmental Impact

More troops sent to Porgera to defend Barrick operations

What sort of ‘development’ needs troops to be continuously deployed in local communities?

Is this really what we as Papua New Guineans want?

What about our values and our own development history? 339 more words

Papua New Guinea

Australians greenwashing the mining industry in PNG

An Australian funded project (IM4DC) says it wants to improve outcomes for developing countries from large-scale mining – but it merely covers up the destruction these mines cause to lives, cultures and the environment. 347 more words

Papua New Guinea

State Crime and resistance in the South Pacific: Uncovering a denied history

Kristian Lasslett gives a detailed overview of some of the issues discussed in his new book, State Crime on the Margins of Empire, recently published by Pluto. 1,781 more words

Papua New Guinea