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
Act Now PNG 28 April 2014 The PNG government’s decision to sign a new agreement to participate in the controversial Solwara 1 experimental seabed mine has been condemned by community activist groups including ACT NOW!, Bismarck Ramu Group (BRG) and the Pacific Network on Globil
Iron sands mining hearing: a quick glance at the concerns The New Zealand Herald March 14, 2014 Jamie Morton Thousands of submissions have been made against a company’s application to mine an area of Taranaki seabed. Jamie Morton looked at who is worried about what. Fishi