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.
VPA via Papua New Guinea Watch 29 April 2014 VPA Vented topsoil nation 1500m below the sea A Bismarkian mystery Raped by the International Seabed Authority. Yeah, I know We weren’t even there To say aye or nay But we’re gonna fuck it anyway. “Inevitable environmental damage” Plays bac
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
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
Shedding some light on the international Seabed Authority University of South Hampton Exploring Our Oceans March 9, 2014 By Dr. Jon Copley In my previous post, I outlined some of the possible impacts of mining at deep-sea vents on marine life, and how effective regulation at a