Barrick Behaving Badly

By Emmanuel Narokobi

Tavurvur’s got an interesting post on Barrick Gold being labeled as an ‘unethical corporation‘ by Norways Council on Ethics. “According to Norway’s Council on Ethics, Barrick Gold’s disposal of waste from the mine [in PNG] was causing extensive and irreversible damage to the natural environment and the council believed that the miner “is causing severe environmental damages as a direct result of its operations and that this unacceptable practice will continue in the future”.” Read full post here.

While you’re at it, you might want to also check out a link found by our friend Solo, on a Joint submission by Friends of the Earth International on behalf of Akali Tange Association Inc. Pogera Enga Province, which was presented at the 7th United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, in 2008.


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