The Frieda mine, which threatens our remarkable Sepik river, is part of a global push to extract more resources from our earth in the name of ‘development’. We have been building a movement to #SaveTheSepik for years. Our amazing volunteers are a crucial part of this.
The communities in Morobe who are concerned about Wafi Golpu and communities in the Sepik are facing the same type of threat: the waste from an enormous copper and gold mine.
Papua New Guinea’s Sepik River communities file human rights complaint against Australian company PanAust over its proposed Gold-Copper mine
Today, 2,638 people from 64 villages along the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea have filed a complaint with the Australian Government against Brisbane-based PanAust Limited, for failing to obtain their consent to the proposed Frieda River Mine. If built, the mine would be the largest ever in Papua New Guinea and among the largest mines in the world
Project Sepik put a lot of effort and thinking into getting Covid protocols in place for the Supreme Sukundimi Follow Up Workshop.
East Sepik Provincial Governor promotes Agriculture as a Better Alternative over Frieda Copper and Gold Mine
Governor Allan Bird recently attended the Supreme Sukundimi Declaration Follow Up workshop, which brought together community, spiritual and clan leaders of 49 villages on the Sepik River.
From 26th April to the 2nd May 2021, Project Sepik organised a week-long workshop in one of the villages along the Sepik, the Korugo village.