Human Rights / Mining / Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea’s Resource Curse

It’s almost 10 years since I went to PNG for the first time. One of the stories I was investigating on that first trip was what ExxonMobil’s looming, massive, much-hyped PNG LNG (liquified natural gas) project would mean for the people at its highlands source, and for the country. A dozen trips older and wiser, I went back. This is the deeply worrying, and heartbreaking, story of what I found. Published by The Monthly magazine: Link here.