Nearly 6 000 young Namibians sign petitions against marine phosphate mining
Contributed by NAMPA.
WINDHOEK, 27 SEP (NAMPA) – Nearly 6 000 young Namibians have signed petitions against marine phosphate mining.
The 5 919 young people from all corners of Namibia signed three petitions that were handed over to the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) on Thursday.
An environmental clearance certificate which was initially awarded to Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) to carry out marine phosphate mining off the Namibian coast, was set aside by Environment Minister Pohamba Shifeta in June this ...