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21 May 2020

Asia Pacific: NGOs call for international moratorium on deep sea polymetallic nodule mining without rigorous studies; fear irreversible damage to communities

A coalition of 80 non-governmental organisations are pushing for an international moratorium on deep sea mining following a report by the Deep Sea Mining Campaign and MiningWatch Canada, Predicting the impacts of mining deep sea polymetallic nodules in...

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6 March 2020

Walk Free Foundation launches qualitative research on select forms of modern slavery in the Pacific

Author: Walk Free Foundation

"Murky Waters: A Qualitative Assessment of Modern Slavery in the Pacific Region", 2020...

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2 December 2019

Women Human Rights Defenders day: Amnesty Int'l calls on businesses to adopt zero-tolerance policy on violence against women defenders

Author: Amnesty International

"Challenging power, fighting discrimination: A call to action to recognise and protect women human rights defenders", 29 Nov 2019...

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23 February 2019

Tonga: Pacific NGOs call governments to recognise risks of seabed mining

Author: Radio New Zealand

"PIANGO pans seabed mining", 15  February 2019...

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21 April 2018

Pacific: Adverse impacts of deep-sea mining, including on rights of indigenous people, are possibly as harmful as land mining, says Harvard paper

Author: Ben Doherty, The Guardian

"Deep-sea mining possibly as damaging as land mining, lawyers say," 18 April 2018...

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