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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Under-water mineral exploration

ABC Background Briefing Program - DEEP SEA MINING
Reporter: Ann Arnold
A project to dig minerals from the sea bed off Papua New Guinea could signal a new era of mining in the world’s most remote and least understood environment, the deep sea.

Mining companies are excited, ecologists are worried, and struggling island nations are watching with interest.
See ABC - October 2013
abc.net.au/radionational/programs/backgroundbriefing/2013-10

Back in December 2012 the Solomons Islands deputy prime minister Manasseh Maelanga has appealed to resource owners not to support under-water mineral exploration.
Radio New Zealand International
rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=72908 and
Solomon Star News
solomonstarnews.com/news/national/16710-be-wary-of-under-water-exploration-maelanga