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In Papua New Guinea, artisanal gold miners use mercury to extract gold from the ore. But this exposes the miners, their families, and their communities to mercury poisoning. So far, the government has not launched any public health measures to address the issue. For more information, please visit: http://www.hrw.org/features/png-golds-costly-dividend
Stock piling pay dirt
Papua New Guinea, an island of gold floating on oil and surrounded by gas. A land that is blessed in abundance BUT. a scar of unfair distribution of wealth and climate injustice is building momentum as Natural resources are extracted with the last 10 years; the greed of a few without considering the welfare and rights of the indigenous resource owners.
Bed rock. Ancient river bed
Raw video of police shooting in Papua New Guinea by American Mining Rights Association President Mr. Shannon Poe on his trip to explore mining opportunities in the country in July and August of 2016. Warning! Graphic language and extreme violence. Not suited for children.
Subscribe to see more films from Papua New Guinea! Check us out at www.UnexploredFilms.com Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/stevematthewramsden Follow us @ https://www.facebook.com/unexploredfilms Follow us @ https://www.instagram.com/unexploredfilms Visit us @ http://www.unexploredfiilms.com Music by the brilliant Alex Burnett. See more on his facebook page https://www.facebook.com/AlexBurnettMusic/ A brief tour and overview of the country of my birth, Papua New Guinea. Locations features include Port Moresby, NCD, Boroko, Waigani, Morato, Parliament Buinding, Lae, Goroka, Mt Hagen, Jimi Valley, Simbai, Aiome, Tsendiap, Koinambe, Alotau, Dogura, Popondetta. Papua New Guinea (language: Tok Pisin) is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea a...
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Is the Papua New Guinean Government regulating the Mining Companies in order to really benefit its people? Dr Brian Brunton, A Former National Court Judge, now based in the Milne Bay Province and co-ordinating the 'Alotau Environment' NGO Group says the Milne Bay people are no strangers to the outcomes of Mining. "We are left with a hole in the ground, and you can imagine where the money goes to," he says.
A people speak out for their river, and for their future. The Hidden Valley gold and silver mine in the Morobe Province is affecting communities living along the Watut River, a long and fast-flowing river in the lush mountains of Papua New Guinea. In this evocative and beautifully shot short documentary we hear how indigenous models of development are clashing with those imposed by mining companies and government when they are not listening to local landowners. “Is this development for the benefit of local people or for the shareholders in Australia and South Africa?” – Howard Sindana in Hidden Valley. We hear from a diverse range of local community representatives, community workers and landowners including Reuben Mete from the Union of Watut River Communities and from Dr. Gavin Mudd, ...