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Qualitative modelling of gold mine impacts on Lihir Island's socioeconomic system and reef-edge fish community

Dambacher, Jeffrey M.; Brewer, David T.; Dennis, Darren M.; Macintyre, Martha; Foale, Simon

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Inhabitants of Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea, have traditionally relied on reef fishing and rotational farming of slash-burn forest plots for a subsistence diet. However, a new gold mine has introduced a cash economy to the island's socioeconomic system

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/53637
Source: Environmental Science and Technology
DOI: 10.1021/es0610333

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