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Communities demand information on deep sea mining

  Helen Rosenbaum, spokesperson for The Deep Sea Mining Campaign, speaks to Pacific Beat (ABC News Australia) on legal proceedings that have been launched in Papua New Guinea to obtain documents relating to the Solwara 1 undersea mining project off the coast of New Ireland. Read the full article on ABC News Australia

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Risky deep sea mining project just got a whole lot riskier!

See original release from the Deep Sea Mining Campaign Affected communities have launched legal proceedings in a bid to obtain key documents that would reveal to them and all Papua New Guineans whether the controversial “Solwara 1” deep sea mining project was approved lawfully.[1] Furthermore, due to deficiencies in the Solwara 1 Environmental Impact Statement, […]

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Investor alert: Deep sea mining project in last-ditch search for capital

See Deep Sea Mining Campaign’s original release Nijmegen, Netherlands and Brisbane, Australia, 25 October 2017 In a last ditch bid to rescue its experimental deep sea mining project ”Solwara 1”, the two largest shareholders of Nautilus Minerals Inc, Russian mining company Metalloinvest and Omani conglomerate MB Holdings, have formed a new company whose sole job […]

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PNG Police condemn anti-deep sea mining comments

PAPUA NEW GUINEA TODAY | 4 April 2017 “The Royal PNG Constabulary has condemned an anti-deep sea mining campaigner’s statement that was recently made on Radio New Zealand. “Helen Rosenbaum’s comment that locals in Papua New Guinea were prepared to take up arms if a seabed mining project in PNG goes ahead is not only […]

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PNG police call deep sea mining campaigner irresponsible

RADIO NEW ZEALAND | 3 May 2017 “Papua New Guinea police has accused anti-deep sea mining campaigner Helen Rosenbaum of attempting to incite violence. Ms Rosenbaum, who is with the Deep Sea Mining Campaign, told RNZI the scheme to mine in the Bismarck Sea poses significant risks for local fisheries and livelihoods and locals are […]

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Locals threaten armed campaign against PNG seabed mine

RADIO NEW ZEALAND | 1 May 2017 “A campaigner against deep sea mining says locals have threatened to take up arms if a seabed mining project in Papua New Guinea goes ahead. Canadian company Nautilus Minerals was given an Environmental Permit by the PNG government in 2009, to develop the the Solwara 1 Project, but […]

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