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The environmental costs of deep-sea mining | chinadialogue ...

Given the role of the deep-sea and the vulnerability of species and ecosystems to long-term and potentially irreversible damage, it is important that we first understand the risks before deciding whether, and under what conditions, deep-sea mining could be permitted to occur.

New Papers Explore Environmental Impacts of Deep Sea ...

Two new papers in major scientific journals opened the new year with a focus on the potential environmental impacts of deep sea mining. The papers, published in Science and Frontiers in Marine Science, took big-picture looks at current scientific evidence on the impacts of seabed mining in the context of increased demand for key minerals and the proliferation of interest in (and ISA contracts ...

Deep sea mining: the new frontier in the struggle for ...

Dec 19, 2018· The rise in commercial interest in deep sea mining has been accompanied by an upsurge in fears about environmental damage, the potential destruction of marine life and real concerns about the impact on biodiversity.

Agreement reached on deep sea mining - BBC News

Plans to open the world's first mine in the deep ocean have moved significantly closer to becoming reality. A Canadian mining company has finalised an agreement with Papua New Guinea to start ...

Deep sea mining plans for Papua New Guinea raise alarm

As Mongabay reported last month, Solwara 1 is the beginning in a new trend in deep-sea mining. Using software developed by Deep Sea Mining Watch …

The Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit 2018

Benefits. The Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit 2018 is the only event of its kind to deliver leading market intelligence and industry presentations on the latest in deep sea mining advancements.

Cost benefit analysis of deep sea mining in Pacific ...

Various scenarios for mining deep sea minerals in the waters of three Pacific Island countries are assessed in a cost benefit analysis report commissioned …

Deep Sea Mining Update, part one – World Ocean Forum – Medium

Jun 25, 2018· This is, of course, the strategy of Nautilus Minerals, the sponsors of Solwara 1, a deep ocean mining experiment located at a 1600 meter depth in the Bismarck Sea…

Deep-sea mining possibly as damaging as land mining ...

The "new global gold rush" over deep-sea mining holds the same potential pitfalls as previous resource scrambles, with environmental and social impacts ignored and the rights of Indigenous ...

Ban Seabed Mining (@NoDeepSeaMining) | Twitter

The latest Tweets from Ban Seabed Mining (@NoDeepSeaMining). Calling to BanExperimentalSeabedMining. ... OCEANS FACE ULTIMATE THREAT FROM DEEP SEA MINING ... Follow more accounts to get instant updates about topics you care about. Find what's happening See the latest conversations about any topic instantly.

Deep Sea Mining Update, part two – World Ocean Forum – Medium

image credit: international seabed authority. Last week I wrote about the financial difficulties of the Nautilus deep-sea mining venture off Papua New Guinea, a project that had generated enough ...

Deep Sea Mining Update, Part Two | World Ocean Observatory

In this episode, part two of a 2-part series on deep sea mining, we pick up where we left off by taking on the question of "what's next?" in the wake of the failures of the Nautilus deep sea mining venture in Papua New Guinea.

Deep-sea mining for rare metals threatens rare species ...

Oct 03, 2017· Deep-sea mining could find rare elements for smartphones — but will it destroy rare species? New, 7 comments There's still a lot we don't know about the deep sea

Deep-Sea Mining for Rare-Earth Metals Looms, as Do ...

Once thought too expensive and too difficult, commercial scale mining of the deep sea is poised to become a reality as early as 2019. But scientists warn reaching rare minerals on and under the sea floor could cause irreversible damage to an environment that is still poorly understood.

Sites targeted for deep-sea mining teeming with new species

An area targeted for deep sea mining is teeming with diverse life forms, including several new species, a new study has found. Countries have been eyeing the deep seafloor of the Clarion ...

What is Deep-Seabed Mining? - Deep Sea Conservation Coalition

Deep seabed mining is the extension of terrestrial and shallow-water mining activities in the deep ocean in the quest for minerals. It requires new technologies and approaches and new scientific knowledge, most of which have yet to be acquired and developed.

The Ocean Could Be the New Gold Rush - Latest Stories

"Nations should act now to make sure our ocean is protected as this new industry develops," says Conn Nugent, who is the director of the deep-sea mining project with the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Mining the deep ocean will soon begin - Conservation and ...

Deep-sea mining technology is still in development, but the general idea is that submersible craft equipped with giant vacuum cleaners will suck nodules from the seafloor.

Deep Sea Mining Update - MMTA

Deep Sea Mining Update September 30, 2015 I admit that I sometimes choose topics for Crucible articles based on their 'wow' factor, but one topic that has cropped up repeatedly since I originally covered it is deep-sea mining.

The Deep Sea Mining Summit 2019

The Deep Sea Mining Summit 2019 is the only event of its kind to deliver leading market intelligence and industry presentations on the latest in deep sea mining advancements. Benefits of attending include: Two days of in-depth presentations revealing market intelligence addressing "where we are today and where we are heading"

Papua New Guinea's seabed to be mined for gold and copper ...

The Deep Sea Mining (DSM) campaign, a coalition of groups opposing the PNG drilling, estimates that 1 million sq km of sea floor in the Asia-Pacific region is under exploration licence. Nautilus ...

Updates on campaigns against seabed mining | Deep Sea ...

Updates on campaigns against seabed mining. 22, Jun 2012. ... The Deep Sea Mining campaign launches new report that blows Nautilus out of the water. ... UPDATE: Wednesday 20 June 2012. It is the shareholder meeting of deep seabed miner Nautilus Minerals in Toronto, Canada today.

deep sea mining: Latest News & Videos, Photos about deep ...

Dec 05, 2018· deep sea mining Why the Navy wants to sink INS Cuddalore off Puducherry In a couple of months, the decommissioned minesweeper will be sunk in the waters 7km off the Puducherry coast to become India's first underwater museum and barnacles are crucial to the success of the venture.

Warning over the deep-sea 'gold rush' find experts ...

With major decisions on the future of seabed mining expected in 2019-20, scientists and policy experts from the University of Exeter and Greenpeace have recommended a range of measures to prevent environmental damage. They say deep-sea ecosystems currently need more protection, rather than new …

Warning over deep-sea 'gold rush' -- ScienceDaily

12 · Feb. 9, 2017 — Deep-sea nodule mining will cause long-lasting damage to deep-sea life. This study was the first to review all the available information on the impacts of small-scale sea-floor ...

DSCC News Updates - Deep Sea Conservation Coalition

DSCC representatives attended a one- day symposium hosted by the EU ATLAS project on the implications of change for sensitive deep-sea ecosystems and Kristina Gjerde, advisor to the DSCC, delivered a presentation on the multiple legal, scientific and economic challenges to mining the deep sea.

Should we mine the deep ocean? | Popular Science

The deep sea is home to three types of mineral formations that might be suitable for mining. The first are polymetallic, or manganese nodules, a kind of metallic nugget that rests on the sea floor.

Global Opposition Is Mounting Against the Latest ...

Mining in the Pacific. The Solwara 1 deep sea mine, located 19 miles off Papua New Guinea in the Pacific Ocean, is the first project in the world to be granted a commercial DSM extraction license. The application for the joint venture between Canadian mining company Nautilus Minerals and the Papua New Guina government was submitted in 2008.

What is Deep Sea Mining? | Deep Sea Mining: Out Of Our Depth

Deep Sea Mining Canadian mining company Nautilus Minerals has staked its reputation on bringing off the world's first deep sea mining (DSM) operation. The Bismarck Sea in Papua New Guinea has been marked out as the testing ground for this unprecedented technology.

UNCLOSdebate.org - Expanding the debate on the Law of the Sea

Deep sea mining: Charting the risks of a new frontier — Lars Bevanger. — Deutsche Welle — Jan 24, 2018 Our growing demand for resources has prompted companies to turn to mining …

DSM Observer | Deep Sea Mining News & Resources

"There's a trend toward new ocean industries -- whether it's aquaculture, alternative energy or deep sea mining -- that could make great use of this approach." Latest Deep Sea Mining Video Highlights Alvin's 5000th Dive

The Deep Sea Mining Summit 2019

The Deep Sea Mining Summit 2019 will bring together a large array of solution providers, upcoming deep sea miners, members from the scientific community, and those within allied industries wanting to learn more about the opportunities within this emerging marketplace.