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
Development of deep-seabed mining rules under way Mining Weekly Schalk Burger 28 Feb 2014 In its 2014 session, held in February, world regulatory body the International Seabed Authority’s (ISA’s) Legal and Technical Commission was preparing draft regulations for the exploitatio
Deep Sea Mining; Digging a Hole We Can’t Get Out Of Epoch Times Feb 26 2014 Dr. Gerry Goede In May, 2013 the United Nations published its first plan for deep sea mining saying companies could apply for mining licenses as soon as 2016. To date the UN’s International Seabed Autho
Deep-sea mining projects land in hot water New Scientist Feb 19, 2014 Michael Slezak Deep-sea mining is floundering. The leading company in the race to mine the ocean floor has fallen out with its host government, while other projects have been delayed until the environmental e
World Ocean Radio World Ocean Observatory February 2014 The world’s first open cut deep water mining operation in pursuit of silver, gold, and copper on the ocean floor has been granted license by the New Guinea government–a multimillion dollar project with potential for g
Nautilus takes harder line with PNG gov’t over Solwara 1 dispute Mineweb Kip Keen February 14, 2014 The dispute between Nautilus Minerals and Papua New Guinea over the Solwara 1 project continues, with Nautilus terminating PNG’s ownership rights and seeking damages.