Episode 2:Mining the Deep: Papua New Guinea Intrigue
15 November 2019

In Papua New Guinea, mining company Nautilus was hoping to start deep seabed mining by 2018. Things were looking good, but the company had to fold over grassroots resistance and financial trouble. Why were these Pacific Islanders so opposed to deep sea mining? How bad could it really be?

GUESTS:
DAVID SANTILLO, GREENPEACE
DR. HELEN ROSENBAUM, DEEP SEA MINING CAMPAIGN
RICHARD STEINER, ALASKA UNIVERSITY
DR. STEPHAN SIMPSON, EXETER UNIVERSITY
PATRICK KAUPUN, LOCAL FROM PAPUA NEW GUINEA
GERARD BARRON, DEEP GREEN

Highlights

00:56 The Solwara 1 Project

10:42 More Environmental Issues with Seabed Mining

14:19 Taking Solwara 1 Down