‘No’ to deep sea bed mining plans for Pacific, says PNG’s Cardinal Ribat

Date: May 31, 2017

Source: AsiaPacificReport.nz

Papua New Guinea’s Catholic Church cardinal has given a resounding “no” to deep sea mining after returning from his visit to Germany.

The Archbishop of Port Moresby Archdiocese, Cardinal John Ribat, was highly critical of the proposed plans of the Canadian mining company Nautilus for the Pacific.

He spoke to a global conference as a representative for Oceania on the effects of climate change in the Pacific.

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