Huffington Post 12 June 2015 Phil Pauley Forget the space race. Lately, it’s the race to the seabed that’s been capturing headlines around the world as China’s Jiaolong submersible returned from its 118-day expedition in the depths of the Indian Ocean. While the curr
13 May 2015 Landmark Lawsuit Challenges U.S. Approval of Deep-sea Mineral Mining New Ocean Gold Rush Could Hurt Marine Life Before Impacts Are Known Center for Biological Diversity Media Release DOWNLOAD LAWSUIT SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. governme
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