Below is a letter from environmental organisation Swakopmund Matters in Namibia to the Australian government raising serious concerns from Namibian community about Australian companies wanting to mine their seabeds. OPEN LETTER TO: Hon Julia Gillard MP Prime Minister of Australia Hon.
[Island Business, June 15 2012] A Fiji based regional non-governmental organisation has used the global platform at the Rio+20 conference to call for urgent action on the sustainable management of ocean resources. Speaking at the Major Groups press briefing here in Rio de Janeiro, Mau
[From our campaign partners at Mas Kagin Tapani Association (Makata)] June 16 2012 Wenceslaus Magun, national coordinator for a local not-for-profit group, Mas Kagin Tapani Association (Makata), is calling for Nautilus Mineral Ltd to stop exploiting the pristine Solwara 1 marine resou
Dr Helen Rosenbaum from the Deep Sea Mining campaign is interviewed on Radio New Zealand: [pix_audio src=”http://www.deepseaminingoutofourdepth.org/wp-content/uploads/PAC-DEEP-SEA-MINE-iv-6-dB.mp3″ poster=”http://www.deepseaminingoutofourdepth.org/wp-content/uploads/
The Deep Sea Mining campaign collaborated with the team at the Pacific Network for Globalisation have new Stop Experimental Seabed Mining t-shirts, check them out. The t-shirts and a banner made their way to the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012
World Oceans Day – save our seabeds from destructive mining [view more media here] WORLD OCEANS DAY: Groups in the Pacific are calling for our oceans to be protected from all seabed mining. The ‘Solwara 1’ mine proposed by Canadian-owned Nautilus Minerals Inc is the first