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Government admits agencies failed in Sinivit disaster

Papua New Guinea government agencies prove once again they lack the resources and skills and professionalism needed to manage large-scale mining. As a result foreign mining companies are able to operate with complete impunity and local communities suffer the consequences… 254 more words

Papua New Guinea

Reflections on the Climate Change Study

Following the public presentation of the city’s Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment study on March 17, we asked two of the group of FPRA members who attended, Alison Field-Juma and Peggy Barnes Lenart, to reflect on what they had heard. 458 more words

Environmental Impact

18:16:22:03:15:21 - scale *

* scale is an important thing to know. without it, we may never know how much we impact our world. is a forest depleted, or a set of twigs piled?


‘Catastrophic’ impact as Barrick sells assets

Jane Goldsmith | The Australian Mining Review

BARRICK Gold has been hit by allegations of “irreparable” social, economic and environmental change as it flags intentions to offload a majority stake in the iconic Porgera mine, north-western Papua New Guinea (PNG). 267 more words

Papua New Guinea

Global mining companies never stop bullying indigenous peoples

After losing in court, a giant mining corporation is bullying a indigenous Peruvian farmer in a fight to turn her land into an open-pit gold mine… 370 more words

Environmental Impact

Lima Mullung & others fetching bones from the dog, MCC

While the Basamuk people are arguing with the Chinese miners at MCC over the ‘tonnes of toxic chemical’ spill at Basamuk Bay in Madang Province, Lima Mullung, the said Basamuk Landowners Association Chairman got on an MCC boat and ran off to town. 576 more words

Papua New Guinea

Schizophrenic MRA dancing for its colonial masters

Whoever is in charge of the agenda at the Mineral Resource Authority it surely isn’t anyone with an ounce of sanity or the best interests of PNG in their heart. 721 more words

Papua New Guinea