Papua New Guinea’s Seabed To Be Mined For Gold And Copper

Papua New Guinea’s Seabed To Be Mined For Gold And Copper

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Papua New Guinea. Photo source: ©© Norm Hanson

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A “new frontier” in mining is set to be opened up by the underwater extraction of resources from the seabed off the coast of Papua New Guinea, despite vehement objections from environmentalists and local activists…

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Papua New Guinea Coastal Mine Waste Dumping: The Ramu Mine Case, Science Alert, 2011
The dumping of mine tailings waste into the shallow coastal marine environment. At stake are the pristine waters of the Bismarck Sea and the livelihoods of thousands of coastal inhabitants on one hand, and the future of mine waste disposal on the other…

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