• 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.


VICTORY & CONGRATULATIONS! To Kiwis Against Seabed Mining

New Zealand EPA rejects second seabed mining bid
Thanks to the work of Kiwis Against Seabed Mining and their many volunteers the EPA in New Zealand has said no to both TTR's and Chatham Rock Phosphate's applications to seabed mine





LATEST NEWS

Ugly fish and seabed mining

frogblog By Gareth Hughes 16 September 2013 In fishy news this week. First up, my favourite fish the Blobfish was officially voted the ugliest fish in the world. And fair enough too. I used him as an example a few years back at an event at Parliament as part of the deep sea bottom tra
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Government wrong to allow Nautilus, leader says

The National via Papua New Guinea Mine Watch 10 October 2013 A COMMUNITY leader in East New Britain said the arbitration ruling for the government to pay Nautilus Minerals nearly K300 million indicates it was wrong initially to allow the company into the country. Jack Ephraim, an outs
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Nautilus gets the green light to mine the seabed

Northern Miner October 3, 2013 Deep-sea mineral explorer Nautilus Minerals (TSX: NUS) has announced the arbitrator, the Honourable Murray Gleeson, has concluded that the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government did not hold its end of the deal for the company’s Solwara 1 copper-gold project.
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‘Deep-sea mining could destroy Bermuda’s greatest asset’

The Royal Gazette October 5, 2013 By Gareth Finighan Deep sea mining could destroy Bermuda’s greatest asset with no guarantee of delivering any benefits, according to an environmental campaigner. Judith Landsberg said that debris from any underwater digging could pose a threat to the
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