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No to deep sea bed mining plans for Pacific, says PNG’s Cardinal Ribat

PMC EDITOR on ASIA PACIFIC REPORT | 31 May 2017 "Papua New Guinea’s Catholic Church leader has given a resounding “no” to deep sea mining...
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The International Seabed Authority and Deep Seabed Mining

MICHAEL LODGE in UN CHRONICLE | May 2017 "The deep ocean below 200 metres is the largest habitat for life on Earth and the most...
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Deep Sea Minerals Champion Recognized

KIRA MIZELL of USGS on NEWSWAVE | Spring 2017 In 2016, the International Marine Minerals Society (IMMS) awarded its highest honor, the Moore Medal, to...
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Marine Mineral Resources to Benefit All Including Landlocked States

ALLAFRICA | 11 May 2017 "Seabed mining experts from all over the world convened from 2 to 4 May 2017 in the capital of the...

Resource-Hungry India to Invest $1.5 Bln in Seabed Mining

SPUTNIK | 9 May 2017 "India is set to step up efforts to harness mineral wealth from the seabed of the Indian Ocean with the...
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PNG Police condemn anti-deep sea mining comments

PAPUA NEW GUINEA TODAY | 4 April 2017 "The Royal PNG Constabulary has condemned an anti-deep sea mining campaigner’s statement that was recently made on...
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PNG police call deep sea mining campaigner irresponsible

RADIO NEW ZEALAND | 3 May 2017 "Papua New Guinea police has accused anti-deep sea mining campaigner Helen Rosenbaum of attempting to incite violence. Ms Rosenbaum,...

Locals threaten armed campaign against PNG seabed mine

RADIO NEW ZEALAND | 1 May 2017 "A campaigner against deep sea mining says locals have threatened to take up arms if a seabed mining...
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Deep Sea Mining Could Form Plumes: Dust Clouds Formed Within Sea

PIYALI RPY on THE SCIENCE TIMES | 30 April 2017 "According to HiTech Days, deep sea mining will also leave a mark on the planet...
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Apple promises to stop mining minerals to make iPhones – it just isn’t sure...

ARIELLE DUHAIME-ROSS on VICE NEWS | 19 April 2017 "Apple has one of the most aggressive sustainability and recycling programs in tech, but it...

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Diving Deep into Systems: Increasing Public Leverage in the Deep-sea Mining Conversation

Taking a systems approach to deep sea mining shows engaging the public is key to the sustainable development and governance of the industry.