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  • Pacific Ocean: ‘We cannot let history repeat itself – we’re not guinea pigs’


    Asia Pacific Report | June 8, 2017 A Pacific World Oceans Day message from Youngsolwara Pacific and MISA4thePacific As regional leaders gather in New York for the week-long United Nations oceans conference, we wish to recognise the Pacific’s storied history, as stewards of the world’s largest ocean. We acknowledge the […]

  • New Zealand shuts out Nautilus Minerals by declaring huge new marine reserve


    New Zealand has announced it is creating one of the world’s biggest ocean sanctuaries in an area where Canadian mining company Nautilus Minerals had applied for an exploration licence. NZ has decided to put the environment first and forego the potential mining revenues in favour of protecting a huge range of […]

  • Trading fjords for profit (Norway)


    Article by Tina Andersen for the New Internationalist   On 17 April, the Norwegian government approved a controversial mining project in the Førde fjord, which will involve depositing almost 6 million tonnes of mine tailings on the bottom of the fjord every year over a period of 50 years, suffocating it. […]