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Source: Amnesty International –

The Solomon Islands Minister of the Environment has upheld a decision that had refused the development of an open-cast bauxite mine on Wagina Island.

“This is a hard-won victory for Wagina Island residents who rely on their island and waters around the proposed mining site for their livelihoods,” said Richard Pearshouse, Amnesty International’s Head of Crisis and Environment

This is a hard-won victory for Wagina Island residents who rely on their island and waters around the proposed mining site for their livelihoods.

MIL OSI NGO