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US retail one end of supply chain for illegal PNG logs

Bewani landowners walk across pile of felled logs, West Sepik Province

Bewani landowners walk across pile of felled logs, West Sepik Province Photo: Global Witness Media

Source: Johnny Blades, Radio New Zealand

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How Australia, the US and Britain helped block Bougainville's class action against Rio Tinto

Internal government records obtained through Freedom of Information reveal the significant lengths to which the Australian, British and US states went to stop a Bougainvillean class action against Rio Tinto, allegedly with support from the Papua New Guinea and Bougainville governments.

Source: PNG Mine Watch

International State Crime Initiative

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Troubled Waters: How Mine Waste Dumping is Poisoning Our Ocean, Rivers, and Lakes

Troubled Waters: How Mine Waste Dumping is Poisoning Our Ocean, Rivers, and Lakes is a new investigative report from Earthworks and MiningWatch Canada that documents how mining companies are using the world's waterways as dumping grounds for their toxic mine wastes.

These mine wastes, or tailings, can contain up to three dozen dangerous chemicals, including arsenic, lead, mercury, and cyanide.

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Source: 
Payal Sampat from Earthworks
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