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Deep Sea Mining

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...

Nautilus Minerals pressing ahead with controversial deep sea mining project in PNG

ABC NEWS (Australia) PACIFIC BEAT | 17 April 2017 "The planned undersea mining project, Solwara 1, in Papua New Guinea is entering the first underwater...
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Renewables’ deep-sea mining conundrum

DAVID SHUKMAN on BBC NEWS | 11 April 2017 "Their investigation of a seamount more than 500km (300 miles) from the Canary Islands has revealed...

Marine Mining Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends & Forecast :...

Originally posted as Press Release By Transparency Market Research Energy | 17 February 2017 Global Marine Mining Market: Overview The depleting land-based mineral resources have stirred up...

China’s deep-sea crewed submersible heads for Indian Ocean mining mission

China's deep-sea manned Jiaolong submersible has embarked on a journey to conduct the country's 38th oceanic scientific mission in preparation for potential mining of the...

New Study Reports Potential for Deepsea Mining Damage

A new international study has demonstrated that deepsea nodule mining will cause long-lasting damage to deepsea life. This study, led by scientists at the...
Seabed Mining could destroy Ecosystems

Panel to discuss deep-sea mining at AAAS Meeting

Originally posted as Press Release By Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution | 17 February 2017 Home to an immense diversity of marine life, the deep ocean also...
PNG Seabed Mining

New Ireland governor casts more doubt on PNG seabed mining

RADIO NEW ZEALAND | 8 Dec 2016 "Sir Julius Chan, who is a former prime minister, says he is in a dilemma over the Solwara...

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