PIANGO commends Futuna traditional leaders’ decision to disallow seabed mining

Pacific Islands Association of Non-governmental Organisations (PIANGO) executive director Emele Duituturaga. Picture: SUPPLIED/PIANGO

THE Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO) has praised the decision of the traditional elders of the Pacific island of Futuna for disallowing any work related to seabed mining in their waters. The traditional kingdoms on Futuna had stated that their decision, expressed at a meeting in Futuna with French delegates sent to explain […]

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