Consists of reviews, briefs, discussion papers and case studies of the Ramu Nickel Mining Project and the impacts of Astrolabe Bay's Submarine Tailings Discharge on the Madang province in PNG
Environmental Monitor 2002 is designed to provide basic information about PNG's natural resources, pressures affecting these resources and steps which need to take place to ensure PNG's awareness of economic benefits and trade-offs involved between development and sustainability. It is the first in Monitor Series which aim to engage and inform stakeholders of key environmental issues.
This report stems from a simple observation: that since Independence in 1975, Papua New Guinea’s economic and social development outcomes have not matched people’s aspirations or government promises. Indeed, despite the abundance of its riches, PNG lags behind its Pacific neighbours on many important development indicators.
Link to the PNG Mineral Resources Authority portal.
* 30 Day Reserved Areas
* Mining Lease
* Special Mining Lease
* Alluvial Mining Lease
* Lease for Mining Purpose
* Mining Easement
* Exploration License
This publication ‘Strategic Environmental Assessment – Guidelines for Pacific Island Countries and
Territories’ has been prepared to provide guidance on the application of SEA as a tool to support
environmental planning, policy and informed decision making. It provides background on the use and
benefits of SEA as well as providing tips and guiding steps on the process, including case studies, toolkits
and checklists for conducting an SEA in the Appendices.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent the world’s plan of action for social inclusion, environmental sustainability and economic development. The mining industry has an unprecedented opportunity to mobilize significant human, physical, technological and financial resources to advance the SDGs.
Comprehensive assessment of the risks and impacts of seabed mining on marine ecosystems by Fauna and Flora International.