This Week in Deep-sea Mining: June 7, 2022

Headlines Radio New Zealand: Pacific civil society groups urge NZ to support a moratorium on deep sea mining Reports UN Environment Program: HARMFUL MARINE EXTRACTIVES: DEEP-SEA MINING Training Opportunities ISA: Deep Ocean Resources Development Co., Ltd. (DORD) Videos

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This Week in Deep-sea Mining: May 31, 2022

Headlines The Week: All you need to know about Varaha-1, a seabed mining machine India is developing Reuters: G7 countries say strict environmental rules needed for deep-sea mining Eco-Business: Credit Suisse joins growing list of banks shunning deep-sea mining Mining Dot Com: The Metals Company deep-water tests polymetallic nodule collector vehicle in Atlantic Daily Beast: […]

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This Week in Deep-sea Mining: March 29, 2022

The first part of the 27th Session of the International Seabed Authority is in full swing. Watch to public portions of the negotiations here: https://isa.org.jm/web-tv While the Earth Negotiations Bulletin usually provides unbiased daily coverage of these negotiations, unfortunately, the ISA Secretariat opted not to contract ENB for this year. The only organization providing highlight […]

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This Week in Deep-sea Mining – March 22, 2022

Headlines Politico: The world is set to debate seabed mining regulations, but the U.S. will be on the outside looking in Salon: Lockheed Martin’s deep-sea mining gets backlash Business Standard: Deep ocean mission soon to study origins of life: MoES official Papers One Earth: Heading to the deep end without knowing how to swim: Do […]

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This Week in Deep-sea Mining – March 15, 2022

Headlines The Guardian: As the ocean industrial revolution gains pace the need for protection is urgent Canada’s National Observer: Deep-sea mining could begin next year. Here’s why ocean experts are calling for a moratorium The Guardian: UN ocean treaty is ‘once in a lifetime’ chance to protect the high seas Papers Nature Communications: Battery technology […]

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This Week in Deep-sea Mining – March 8, 2022

Headlines Grist: Deep-sea mining could begin next year. Here’s why ocean experts are calling for a moratorium. Eco-business: Ukraine war gives ammunition to the deep-sea mining lobby New York Times: Oil prices rise and trading is halted in nickel after price surge. Financial Times: London Metal Exchange suspends nickel trading after contract soars to $100,000 […]

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This Week in Deep-sea Mining – March 1, 2022

Headlines Economic Times: Indigenous submersible vehicle Matsya 6000 will be ready as planned for Samudrayaan: NIOT Director Marine Link: Seatools Delivers Deep-sea mineral Collection Equipment for Allseas’ ‘Hidden Gem’ gCaptain: Outdated Laws Governing Undersea Cables Need Modernizing Reuters: Renault and U.S. carmaker Rivian back moratorium on deep-sea mining Bloomberg Green: Mysterious Deep-Ocean Creatures May Help […]

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‘Antithetical to science’: When deep-sea research meets mining interests

By Elham Shabahat for MongaBay The high cost of studying deep-sea ecosystems means that many scientists have to rely on funding and access provided by companies seeking to exploit resources on the ocean floor. More than half of the scientists in the small, highly specialized deep-sea biology community have worked with governments and mining companies […]

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Nauru urged to reverse deep sea mining push

Johhny Blades for Radio New Zealand Nauru’s government is being urged to halt its reported push to allow deep sea mining in international waters by 2024. Read the full article here: Nauru urged to reverse deep sea mining push

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