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copper

Copper Goes Red Hot as Prices Rally to Two-Year High on China

MARK BURTON on BLOOMBERG MARKETS | 25 July 2017 "The red metal is red hot. Copper surged to the highest level in more than two years,...
peninsular India

Geologists strike seabed gold in peninsular India

JHIMLI MUKHERJEE PANDEY on THE TIMES OF INDIA | 17 July 2017 "Kolkata: Scientists from the Geological Survey of India (GSI) have discovered the presence...
map of the ocean floor

Why the First Complete Map of the Ocean Floor is Stirring Controversial Waters

KYLE FRISCHKORN on SMITHSONIAN.COM | 13 July 2017 "In June, an international team of oceanographers launched the first effort to create a comprehensive map of all...
save the oceans

‘Make new rules’ to save the oceans

ROGER HARRABIN on BBC NEWS | 12 July 2017 "A report to a UN ocean conference in New York points out that more than 60%...
Solwara 1 Project

Deep Sea Mining and the Controversial Solwara 1 Project in Papua New Guinea

PETER NEILL on HUFFINGTON POST | 11 July 2017 "The Deep Sea Mining Campaign, an organization based in Australia and Canada, has been following the...
gold miner

Why the Ocean is the Next Frontier for a Gold Miner

ZAYAN GUEDIM on EDGY LABS | 10 July 2017 "With the increasing global demand for metals and minerals, many land-based deposits are being depleted or...
deep-sea mining

UH professor joins warning on deep-sea mining

MICHAEL TSAI on HONOLULU STAR ADVERTISER | 9 July 2017 "A University of Hawaii oceanography professor is among an international team of scientists, economists and...
deep sea mining contracts

“Vast increase of applications for deep sea mining contracts”

MARKKU BJöRKMANN on MINING METAL NEWS | 29 June 2017 "Industry estimates that billions of tons of manganese, copper, nickel and cobalt lie on or...
deep ocean mining

The Impacts Of Deep Ocean Mining Will ‘Last Forever’, Scientists Warn

MADDIE STONE on GIZMODO | 27 June 2017 "The search for raw materials to feed the all-powerful Sarlacc of capitalism is pushing industries to increasingly...
Seabed Authority

Seabed Authority seeks to project itself

ALPHEA SAUNDERS on JAMAICA OBSERVER | 25 June 2017 "The International Seabed Authority (ISA) on Friday held a public forum to promote its presence...

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