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New Species Of Shark Discovered In Deep Sea

New Species Of Shark Discovered In Deep Sea

ELAINA ZACHOS on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC | 28 February 2018 Recently, scientists at the Florida Institute of Technology have confirmed that there is a new species of sixgill shark. Now named the Atlantic sixgill shark, this species inhabits the depths of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as parts of the Indian and Pacific oceans. Its ancestors […]

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Research Missions Explore Deep Seabed

Exploring some of the world’s most remote ocean regions is no small task, especially when the mission includes investigation of benthic habitats and features on the forefront of interest to the deep seabed mining industry.  Yet a slurry of such expeditions has recently been undertaken, launching headlines around the world and contributing to our scientific […]

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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 Radio New Zealand. “Helen Rosenbaum’s comment that locals in Papua New Guinea were prepared to take up arms if a seabed mining project in PNG goes ahead is not only […]

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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, who is with the Deep Sea Mining Campaign, told RNZI the scheme to mine in the Bismarck Sea poses significant risks for local fisheries and livelihoods and locals are […]

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NOAA to embark on 2017 American Samoa Expedition

From February to April 2017, NOAA and partners will conduct two telepresence-enabled ocean exploration cruises on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer to collect critical baseline information of unknown and poorly known deepwater areas in American Samoa, Samoa, and the Cook Islands, with an emphasis on the Rose Atoll Marine National Monument (RAMNM) and the National Marine […]

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