MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 14 August 2014 NGOs from Australia, Canada and India call for an international moratorium on deep seabed mining in light of the International Seabed Authority’s (ISA) issuing of 7 exploration licences for deep seabed mining in international waters.
Motherboard 7 August 2014 William Alexander Have you ever wondered how much the ocean floor is worth? The answer is in the trillions. Metals and materials are the foundation of our life, but with seven billion people occupying the earth, supplies are rapidly dwindling. So mining indus
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
BBC Radio 4 29 July 2014 Rebecca Morelle and David Shukman LISTEN TO AUDIO: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04b1v8v The deep ocean contains extraordinary ecosystems, full of life forms found nowhere else on the planet. Some of those same habitats are unusually rich in valuable miner
Deep Sea Mining: Out of Sight, Out of Mind? State of the Planet March 12, 2014 By Christine Hirt We are all familiar with some of the movements to protect biodiversity on land, but what about biodiversity in the deep sea? There is 10 times more deep sea (up to 4,000-5,000 meter
CIA Cover Story Gives Birth to Deep Ocean Mining DC Bureau – Natural Resources News Service March 10th, 2014 By Robert Thomason Resting deep on the seabed of the Pacific are two symbols of oceanic politics, one decaying as time ticks by; the other slowly growing at a pace