• Our Oceans Are Already Under too Much Pressure.

    CALL FOR A MORATORIUM ON SEABED 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.


Experimental Seabed Mine in Papua New Guinea Without the Consent of the People

A Radio New Zealand International interview with the Deep Sea Mining Campaign
In this episode of RNZI Dateline program, Deep Sea Mining campaign's communications coordinator, Natalie Lowrey talks about the lack of Free, Prior and Informed Consent in regards to Nautilus Solwara 1. Interview starts at 13:30 minutes
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LATEST NEWS

Physical Oceanographic Studies in Support of Environmental Impact Assessments for Proposed Mining

Austides 28 July 2014 Dr. John Luick This article has its beginnings in a review I wrote on commission to the Deep Sea Mining Campaign. My review critiqued the physical oceanographic elements of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Nautilus experimental deep sea m
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Landowners threaten to close Nautilus mine

Post Courier 6 August 2014 Story courtesy of Papua New Guinea Facts Landowners of the world’s first sea bed mining project in the New Ireland Province have threatened to take Canadian developer, Nautilus Minerals Limited, and the National Government to court if they fail to adhe
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NZ: Chatham Rock Phosphate seeks smaller seabed mining area

The National Business Review 5 August 2014 Pattrick Smellie Chatham Rock Phosphate [NZX: CRP], which is seeking a marine consent to mine phosphate nodules in deep sea on New Zealand’s Chatham Rise, is reducing the size of its consent application to “simplify questions from
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Nautilus signs MOU with East New Britain government

The National via Papua New Guinea Mine Watch 4 August 2014
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