As a community, we discuss mining, management, and monitoring, as well as the regulations that shape them, in terms of governments, major corporations, and...
The U.S. National Science Foundation has provided a grant for $500,000 to Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science for development of...
"Today, cognitive undersea acoustics is a key wireless communication technology that can be used for a wide range of military, commercial, and scientific applications, including tactical surveillance, offshore exploration, monitoring of subsea machinery such as oil-rigs and pipelines, disaster prevention as well as the study of marine life," said Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D.
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Catherine Early | China Dialogue Gold is the most valuable metal in a phone. One tonne of gold ore contains around 1-5 grams of pure...
Radio New Zealand | 14 September 2018 The rejection of any further exploration of the seabed was expressed at a meeting in Futuna with French...
Tracy Hancock | 7 September 2018 The evolution of waste management techniques to accommodate the shift to low-grade ores by mining operations is one of...
Zhang Chun | September 5, 2018 The high seas cover two thirds of the ocean and are home to 90% of marine life, but this vast...
Jonathan Amos | 4 September 2018 Maggie Georgieva is turning a jar of preservative around in her hands. "This is it," she says. "This is...
Matt McGrath | 4 September 2018 The first significant steps towards legally protecting the high seas are to take place at the UN in New...
Jon Letman | 29 August 2018 Closer than the moon, yet less well-mapped than Mars, the Earth’s seafloor is home to otherworldly creatures befitting a...
Kalyan Ray | 29 August 2018 The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Rs 1,600-crore programme to harness ocean resources and keep an eye on...
Catherine Groenestein and Christina Persico | 28 August 2018 The South Taranaki Bight seabed mining decision was overturned because its method of environmental management was illegal,...
Jana Marais | 24 August 2018 DeepGreen Metals, which plans to extract copper, cobalt, zinc and manganese from the seabed in the Pacific Ocean, says...
Carolyn Gramling | 21 August 2018 Whales may have made their mark on the seafloor in a part of the Pacific Ocean designated for future...
Todd Woody | 25 July 2018 It felt like Groundhog Day at the International Seabed Authority last week. When delegates to the United Nations-chartered organization met...
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY | 5 March 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Earth's vast oceans brim with potential for commercial activities ranging from tourism to shipping to...
"I think this is a particularly useful approach when we think of new and emerging uses," Sarah Lester said. "There's a trend toward new ocean industries -- whether it's aquaculture, alternative energy or deep sea mining -- that could make great use of this approach."
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