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Deep Sea Mining
A new species of the sea-anemone-like Relicanthus clings to a sponge stalk on the floor of the Pacific Ocean.Credit: D. J. Amon & C. R. Smith

How to Protect the Deep Sea

By Conn Nugent for the Pew Charitable Trusts | 28 December 2018 The International Seabed Authority (ISA) was established...
seabed mining areas

China leads the world in seabed minerals as mining area expands

GLOBAL TIMES | 23 January 2018 "China has expanded its international seabed mining area to 86,000 square kilometers in the last five years, the Ministry...
Rare find from the deep sea New Studies Highlight Complexity of Deep Sea Ecosystems

Rare find from the deep sea

UNIVERSITY OF BONN | 20 February 2018 Dumbo octopuses live at a depth of thousands of meters in the oceans of this world, in near-freezing...
New Sponsor for Marine Science

New Sponsor for Marine Science

AISWARYA LAKSHMI on MARINELINK | 2 March 2018 "The International Seabed Authority (ISA), the agency responsible for regulating mining and related activities in the international...
Photo by Drew Bewely, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Alvin Submersible Makes 5,000th Dive

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute | 26 November 2018 Alvin, the country's only deep-diving research submersible capable of carrying humans to the sea floor, reached another...
Gold expected to peak at $1 500/oz this year – Thomson Reuters

Gold expected to peak at $1 500/oz this year – Thomson Reuters

MIA BREYTENBACH on MINING WEEKLY | 25 January 2018 "Gold prices are expected to average $1 360/oz and hit a 2018 peak of more than...
Shanghai Bund skyline landmark ,Ecological energy renewable solar panel plant

A circular economy could save China five trillion dollars

chinadialogue | 30 October 2018 China could see big improvements in air quality, a reduction in carbon emissions and huge savings for business and households...
Deep Seabed Mining

Deep Seabed Mining May Come Soon, Says Head of Governing Group

RANDY SHOWSTACK on EOS | 22 November 2017 "The world is “on the threshold of a new industry,” the head of an international body that...
Seabed mining machinery Photo: Mike Smith

PNG earthquakes raise concerns over seabed mining project

Radio New Zealand | 15 October 2018 On Thursday last week, a magnitude 7.0 quake struck off the south coast of New Britain island, the second...
seabed mining ship

Contractor for seabed mining ship defaults on payment

DAVID FOXWELL on OFFSHORE SUPPORT JOURNAL | 13 Dec 2017 "MAC Goliath Pte Ltd, owner of the production support vessel that is being built for...

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