The Guardian | Locals say the Sepik river region must be protected from ‘exploitation and destruction from outsiders’
Radio interview with Emmanuel Peni, Project Sepik about the historic Supreme Sukundimi Declaration against the Frieda River mine
Customary clan leaders of Haus Tambarans in Papua New Guinea have issued an historic Declaration to the PNG government. The Supreme Sukundimi Declaration calls for a complete ban on the proposed Frieda River mine, which would be the largest mine in PNG history.
Mining Technology | Just north of Australia, the island split into Papua and Papua New Guinea is famously underexplored, though over the years inroads have been made and tantalising glimmers of hidden mineral wealth have been quickly followed by some of the world’s biggest miners. Scarlett Evans look at the state of mining in the area, and just what the future holds.