• Our Oceans Are Already Under too Much Pressure.

    SAY NO TO DEEP SEA MINING

    PROTECT OUR OCEANS.
  • Community Rights to Free Prior & Informed Consent.

    STOP EXPERIMENTAL SEABED MINING!

    PROTECT COMMUNITIES.
  • There Is Very Little Known About Deep Sea Ecosystems.

    STOP DEEP SEA MINING BEFORE IT GETS STARTED!

    PROTECT OUR MARINE LIFE.

The South Pacific Ocean is Currently the World’s Laboratory for the Experiment of Deep Sea Mining.

With over over 1.5 million square kilometres of ocean floor already under exploration leasehold the
world’s first licence to operate a deep sea mine has been granted in Papua New Guinea to Canadian company Nautilus Minerals.
There is a high level of uncertainty about the risks deep seabed mining poses to marine environments and communities.


SOS! World's Oceans Facing Emergency

Civil society organisations from across the globe are highly critical of an international oceans conference to be held in Singapore next week. Mis-named the Sustainable Ocean Summit, the conference is touted as providing a platform to advance industry-driven solutions to ocean sustainability challenges.
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Deep Sea Mining a New Ocean Threat

Professor Richard Steiner of Oasis Earth talks about deep sea mining as a new emerging threat in continuing the disastrous decline in ocean ecosystems.
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ACCOUNTABILITY ZERO: A Critique of Nautilus Minerals Environmental and Social Benchmarking Analysis of the Solwara 1 project

A new critique by the Deep Sea Mining Campaign reveals indefensible flaws in the Environmental and Social Benchmarking Analysis of the Solwara 1 project commissioned by Nautilus Minerals.
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Deep sea mining's new frontier poses environmental risks

An interesting an informative radio program from Canada's CBC Radio's The Current with voices from all sides of the Deep Sea Mining debate including our colleague Catherine Coumans from MiningWatch Canada​ who clearly argues for a Moratorium on all experimental seabed mining.
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MEDIA RELEASE: World’s first deep sea mining proposal ignores consequences of its impacts on oceans

As the deep sea mining industry chases investors at the Asia Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit, a new critique by the Deep Sea Mining Campaign reveals indefensible flaws in the Environmental and Social Benchmarking Analysis of the Solwara 1 project commissioned by Nautilus Minerals. The proposed Solwara 1 deep sea mine, situated in the Bismarck Sea of Papua New Guinea, is the world’s first to receive an operating licence.
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Deep Sea Mining Campaign radio interview

Radio Adelaide's Ian Newton spoke to Deep Sea Mining campaign coordinator Doctor Helen Rosenbaum about deep sea mining and Nautilus Minerals Solwara 1 mine in the Bismarck Sea of Papua New Guinea.
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