NZ communities vow to fight seabed mining – again — Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

KASM | Scoop | 24 August 2016 Coastal communities are preparing to fight a new application to mine the seabed, lodged with the Environmental Protection Agency yesterday, Kiwis Against Seabed Mining said today. Trans Tasman Resources (TTR), whose 2013 bid to mine ironsands from the seabed in the South Taranaki Bight was turned down by […]

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Another MCC ‘tonnes of toxic chemical’ spill

Yet another toxic chemical spill has taken place at this Chinese-owned Ramu Nickel Mine in Madang Province and yet the Chinese at the mine tell the people ‘IT’S OK’. The biggest pipe at the acid pl…

Source: Another MCC ‘tonnes of toxic chemical’ spill

Marine Conservation in Papua New guinea


Marine conservation, also known as marine resources conservation, is the protection and preservation of ecosystems in oceans and seas. Marine conservation focuses on limiting human-caused damage to marine ecosystems, and on restoring damaged marine ecosystems. Marine conservation also focuses on preserving vulnerable marine species.

A background to Marine Conservation in Papua New Guinea can be appreciated for some parts of Papua New Guinea.

Coastal villagers warned
K100,000 for WNB marine conservation area
Plenty of fish in the sea at Pere
Timing key to LNG project: Developer
Sir Julius against EIS approval
CELCOR states fishing rights
OCCES want bill passed
Species discoveries draw world’s attention