Namibia: Say No to Marine Phosphate Mining!

2016-5-27  Please help stop marine phosphate mining! The dredging of 3‐6 metres of the sea floor over potentially 2233 square kilometres by just one company will cause direct

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petition: Stop Marine Phosphate Mining in Namibia

2021-7-30  The government has temporarily suspend the clearance given by the ministry of environment to start marine phosphate mining, that means they just want to go through

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More warnings against marine phosphate mining

An International policy research organisation sees risk for Namibian fisheries in the Sandpiper project. Jakob von Uexkull, Founder of the World Future Council and the

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World Future Council warns against marine phosphate

2012-10-31  Jakob von Uexkull, Founder of the World Future Council and the Right Livelihood Award, today voiced concerns about the future of Namibian fisheries should the

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Offshore mining of marine phosphate NCE

2021-8-13  The Namibian Chamber of Environment believes that properly conducted environmental assessments by independent and competent professionals is the correct basis on which

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Marine Phosphate Mining in Namibia Comes Under Fire ...

2019-9-10  Namibia: Fisheries Workers Against Marine Phosphate Mining Namibian, 10 September 2019. OVER 1 000 people, mostly workers in the fishing industry at Walvis

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Namibia: Phosphate Mining Approved - allAfrica

2016-10-19  Namibia's marine phosphate mining approval does not have rules regarding the restoration of the environment. The alliance group in South Africa is calling for

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Process of mining phosphate rock

Stop Harmful Phosphate Mining in Namibia ForceChange. Marine phosphate mining is a dangerous process that many nations have ... put at risk by various metals and

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Phosphate judgment on Thursday - Environment -

2018-6-19  She said further research should be done on phosphate mining. “Do not make Namibia the guinea pig,” she said. She said the appeal was based on the fact that marine

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Namibia QER Q3 2019 - IPPR

2019-10-8  Namibia became the 134th to join the group enacting the OECD project on tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) which was started in 2012 to combat harmful tax

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More warnings against marine phosphate mining

An International policy research organisation sees risk for Namibian fisheries in the Sandpiper project. Jakob von Uexkull, Founder of the World Future Council and the Right Livelihood Award, this week voiced concerns about the future of Namibian fisheries should the planned Sandpiper marine phosphate mining project be allowed to go ahead: “Mining is a short-term non-renewable activity.

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Offshore mining of marine phosphate NCE

2021-8-13  The Namibian Chamber of Environment believes that properly conducted environmental assessments by independent and competent professionals is the correct basis on which to take informed decisions regarding major developments in Namibia. This is the requirement of the Environmental Management Act, and this is also consistent with international best practice.

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Marine Phosphate Mining in Namibia Comes Under Fire ...

2019-9-10  Namibia: Fisheries Workers Against Marine Phosphate Mining Namibian, 10 September 2019. OVER 1 000 people, mostly workers in the fishing industry at Walvis Bay, participated in a mass protest ...

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Chamber of Mines pushes for phosphate mining Namibia ...

2021-2-3  Chamber of Mines pushes for phosphate mining. The potential socio-economic benefits that could be unlocked by the marine phosphate industry far outweigh the risk of causing substantial environmental damage, the concerns of which have delayed the development of phosphate projects in Namibia. This is according to a recent article published by the ...

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Defining “serious harm” to the marine environment in the ...

2016-12-1  As of August 2016 the official decision regarding marine phosphate mining in Namibian waters had not been announced, with the matter of strategically assessing the cumulative environmental impacts under review by the Government of Namibia. 9 As of Sept. 2016, a decision on phosphate mining in Namibian waters is still pending.

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Namibia: Phosphate Mining Approved - allAfrica

2016-10-19  Namibia's marine phosphate mining approval does not have rules regarding the restoration of the environment. The alliance group in South Africa is calling for financial provisions to cover ...

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Namibia QER Q3 2019 - IPPR

2019-10-8  Namibia became the 134th to join the group enacting the OECD project on tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) which was started in 2012 to combat harmful tax practices by multinational companies. 7 August President Geingob seeks immediate solution to phosphate mining impasse (The Namibian)

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

2014-10-8  PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL WORKSHOP IGCP/SIDA No. 594, WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA, JULY 5 th – 6th, 2012 ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN AFRICA Edited by Benjamin Mapani and Bohdan Kribek

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Marine mining: lessons from Namibia

2020-1-13  The advantage of Namibia’s shallow waters is that diamonds can be fairly easily sucked from the seabed floor at depths of up to 150m, whereas modules in the CCZ are located some 4,000 metres below the ocean surface, making mining much harder. “Ecologically the area is quite different than the continental shelf, it will have a completely ...

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Positive and Negative Effects of Mining - Positive ...

2018-6-5  Mankind started mining for precious metals between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago. For the last century, mining has been one of our planet’s largest industries (it generated 683 billion dollars in revenue in 2018 alone). This only underscores the fact

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More warnings against marine phosphate mining

An International policy research organisation sees risk for Namibian fisheries in the Sandpiper project. Jakob von Uexkull, Founder of the World Future Council and the Right Livelihood Award, this week voiced concerns about the future of Namibian fisheries should the planned Sandpiper marine phosphate mining project be allowed to go ahead: “Mining is a short-term non-renewable activity.

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Offshore mining of marine phosphate NCE

2021-8-13  The Namibian Chamber of Environment believes that properly conducted environmental assessments by independent and competent professionals is the correct basis on which to take informed decisions regarding major developments in Namibia. This is the requirement of the Environmental Management Act, and this is also consistent with international best practice.

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Namibia: Phosphate Mining Approved - allAfrica

2016-10-19  Namibia's marine phosphate mining approval does not have rules regarding the restoration of the environment. The alliance group in South Africa is calling for financial provisions to cover ...

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Chamber of Mines pushes for phosphate mining Namibia ...

2021-2-3  Chamber of Mines pushes for phosphate mining. The potential socio-economic benefits that could be unlocked by the marine phosphate industry far outweigh the risk of causing substantial environmental damage, the concerns of which have delayed the development of phosphate projects in Namibia. This is according to a recent article published by the ...

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Defining “serious harm” to the marine environment in the ...

2016-12-1  As of August 2016 the official decision regarding marine phosphate mining in Namibian waters had not been announced, with the matter of strategically assessing the cumulative environmental impacts under review by the Government of Namibia. 9 As of Sept. 2016, a decision on phosphate mining in Namibian waters is still pending.

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Phosphate Assessing large marine phosphate projects in ...

2008-3-28  Unique in-house marine mining and exploration experience Currently producing diamonds offshore Namibia with focus on increasing production output of high value diamonds from land and marine operations Aggressive diamond production growth strategy (100,000cts p.a. by 2010) Significant Phosphate potential in Namibian marine project area, in

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DANGERS OF PHOSPHATE MINES - Our Santa Fe River,

2016-6-21  Our Santa Fe River, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501-(c)(3) organization incorporated in Florida on December 18, 2007. Our organization is composed of concerned citizens working to protect the waters and lands supporting the aquifer,

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Environmental Risks of Mining - Massachusetts Institute of ...

2012-12-11  Another example of harmful dust generated is flue dust, a byproduct of mining fluorine. According to the Chinese Society of Rare Earths, every ton of REE produced generates 8.5 kilograms of fluorine and 13 kilograms of flue dust, waste

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Management of Phosphate Tailings - WISE Uranium

2021-7-2  Phosphate and Molybdenite - Extraction and Beneficiation of Ores and Minerals Technical Resource Document: Other Mining Sectors, Volume 7. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste, EPA/530-R-94-034, NTIS/PB94-201001, November 1994, 135 pages. [Report summarizes EPA site visits to phosphate and molybdenite mines.

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Phosphate rock production and depletion: Regional ...

2014-12-1  Phosphate rock mining originally started in South Carolina in 1867 for manufacturing of phosphate fertilizers (van Kauwenbergh, 2010). In the early 20th century, new complex fertilizers were created that contained phosphoric acid, as well as ammonium nitrate and potassium chloride, commonly called NPK fertilizers (UNEP/UNIDO, 2000).

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