• 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.


MEDIA RELEASE: From the Pacific to London: Ban Seabed Mining

NGOs and civil society are outside the 5th Annual Deep Sea Mining Summit calling for a ban on a potentially environmentally destructive “frontier” industry. They are calling on the EU to stop funding such reckless development activities and are standing in solidarity with NGOs, churches and community across the Pacific.
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Nautilus: ‘Solwara 1 seabed mine is an experiment’

Nautilus Minerals has finally admitted it will use Solwara 1 as the test site for an expensive and potentially destructive experiment in which the potential victims are the rich marine environment of the Bismarck sea and the indigenous communities living along its coastline.
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World Bank Report Urges Caution in Deep Sea Mining in the Pacific

A new World Bank report recommends that Pacific Island countries supporting or considering deep sea mining activities proceed with a high degree of caution to avoid irreversible damage to the ecosystem, and ensure that appropriate social and environmental safeguards are in place as part of strong governance arrangements for this emerging industry.
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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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