Deep-sea Mining Observer is a free online resource for stakeholders in the deep-sea mining community, including industry professionals, environmental groups, policy makers, scientists, communities, and civil society. We provide a single destination for the latest news and information about the industry as well as analysis and expert interpretation.  Our monthly e-newsletter features updates on technology, business news, deep-sea science, environmental issues, and policy.  A particular focus of our resource is the development of The Mining Code through the work of the International Seabed Authority (ISA).

DSM Observer is published by Blackbeard Biologic: Science and Environmental Advisors. Support for this project was provided by The Pew Charitable Trusts through a grant to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences.

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