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Pacific: Resource extraction by multinationals linked to environmental degradation and social impacts

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An aerial view of Marovo Lagoon in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands.

The Guardian has collected data from across the region to map what resources are being harvested from Pacific countries, where they end up, who these projects profit and who they harm. [...] [A] series of reports and investigations [...] outline the impact of the resource extraction industry in the Pacific region – focusing on logging, mining, fishing, and the emerging industry of deep-sea mining.