26 November, 2016

Source: Deep Sea Mining Campaign

NGOs and civil society from Papua New Guinea and around the world challenge the development of regulations for deep sea mining by the International Seabed Authority (ISA). Their call for a ban on this frontier industry highlights the need for debate on progressing deep sea mining when alternatives are available.

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5 September, 2016

Source: Euronews

Scientists fear that even before one of the last frontiers of exploration, the ocean deep, has been properly studied it will already have been exploited by commercial deep-sea mining looking for rare metal and minerals on the ocean floor, leaving its unique ecosystems badly damaged.

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