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Papua New Guinea Contests Experimental Seabed Mining

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 11:30 am | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

PAPUA NEW GUINEA | Coastal Communities in Papua New Guinea have formally requested that the PNG Government make public key documents relating to the licensing and the environmental impacts of the Solwara 1 deep sea mining project by October 18 or face ... More >>

Apple's Commitment to a No-Mining Future

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 10:51 am | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

Scientists and civil society organisations from around the world welcome Apple’s 2017 Environment Responsibility Report announcing the communication technology giant’s goal to “stop mining the earth altogether”[1]. They call on other companies to ... More >>

Public Right to be Informed on Experimental Seabed Mining

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 12:27 pm | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

PAPUA NEW GUINEA | NGOs and civil society in Papua New Guinea demand that the PNG government and Nautilus Minerals make public key documents relating to the licensing of the Solwara 1 deep sea mining project. This follows a recent decision from the ... More >>

World’s first deep sea mining proposal ignores impacts

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 12:12 pm | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

As the deep sea mining industry chases investors at the Asia Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit , a new critique by the Deep Sea Mining Campaign reveals indefensible flaws in the Environmental and Social Benchmarking Analysis of the Solwara project commissioned ... More >>

Deep Sea Mining is not the answer

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 9:07 am | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

PACIFIC | Civil society groups across the Pacific criticise SOPAC and its development of a regional regulatory framework on deep sea mining (DSM). They argue that it facilitates and pre-empts DSM before Pacific Island communities have had the opportunity to debate ... More >>

Moratorium on Seabed Mining Sets International Standard

Tuesday, 24 September 2013, 4:04 pm | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

“The Deep Sea Mining campaign applauds the Namibian government’s decision to impose a moratorium for 18 months on marine phosphate mining” said Natalie Lowrey, communications coordinator for the Deep Sea mining campaign. More >>

Nautilus:: Economic Viability & Environmental Risks

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 3:24 pm | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

ASIA PACIFIC. Deep sea miner, Nautilus Minerals held it's shareholder meeting yesterday in Toronto, Canada and were questioned by concerned citizens from Papua New Guinea, Canada and Australia about the viability and environmental risks of the company's ... More >>

PNG PM Silent on Environmental Risks of Deep Sea Mine

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 9:14 am | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

Last December the Deep Sea Mining Campaign sent a letter to Papua New Guinean Prime Minister , Peter O’Neill. The letter outlined specific environmental concerns about the Solwara 1 mine and requested that documents relating to the approvals process ... More >>

PM recognizes Solwara 1 environmental impact as a Core Issue

Monday, 10 December 2012, 12:11 pm | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

PM recognizes Solwara 1 environmental impact as a Core Issue: What steps will the PNG Government now take? More >>

Oceanographic Assessment Blows Nautilus Out Of The Water

Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 9:07 am | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

A new report finds that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIS) for Nautilus Mineral’s Solwara 1 deep sea mining project seriously downplays the risks facing local communities and the marine environment. More >>

EU funding for SOPAC's Reckless Approach to Seabed Mining

Tuesday, 21 August 2012, 3:06 pm | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

EU funding for SOPAC's Reckless Approach to Experimental Seabed Mining in the Pacific Under fire More >>

Nautilus seabed mining experiment falters

Monday, 25 June 2012, 1:57 pm | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

TORONTO. Today Canadians are standing in solidarity with civil society in the Pacific against deep sea mining. Canadian company, Nautilus Inc, is leading the rush to mine the sea floor in the Pacific. If it goes ahead, its Solwara 1 project in the Bismark ... More >>

World Oceans Day – Save Our Seabeds From Destructive Mining

Monday, 11 June 2012, 5:04 pm | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

WORLD OCEANS DAY: Groups in the Pacific are calling for our oceans to be protected from all seabed mining. The 'Solwara 1' mine proposed by Canadian-owned Nautilus Minerals Inc is the first commercial deep sea mining project in the world. Situated ... More >>

SOPAC Mining Framework Will Disenfranchise Pacific Peoples

Friday, 17 February 2012, 11:44 am | Deep Sea Mining Campaign

NGO's across the Pacific, criticise The Secretariat of the Pacific Community's(SOPAC) proposal for a legislative and regulatory framework for deep sea mineral exploration and mining. With Nautilus Mineral's Solwara 1 project in PNG scheduled to start mining ... More >>

 

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