EIA and Human Rights Fact-Finding in the Porgera Watershed

Lead PI: Joshua D. Fisher

Unit Affiliation: Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4)

January 2015 - June 2019
Oceania ; Papua New Guinea
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: This project has assessed the impacts of mining and environmental contamination for communities and ecosystems in the Porgera Valley.

OUTCOMES: Knowledge generated for stakeholders of Porgera gold mine.


Earth Institute, AC4, Columbia University Human Rights Law Clinic


Tess Russo, Sarah Knuckey


Columbia University Human Rights Clinic


Penn State University




Journal Article on Arsenic Mobilization (under review)


mining fisheries water resource management


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