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  • Pacific Island Governments Cautioned on Seabed Mining

    Pacific Island Governments Cautioned on Seabed Mining

    Source Maritime Executive The Pacific Islands Association of NonGovernmental Organisation (PIANGO) has cautioned Pacific Islands government on the risks of seabed mining to marine environments, cultures and livelihoods. PIANGO Executive Director Emele Duituturaga has called for a ban on seabed mining saying it is becoming increasingly clear that the blue growth narrative by

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  • Deep Sea Mining from a Pacific Island State Perspective

    Deep Sea Mining from a Pacific Island State Perspective

    Nov 27, 20170183;32;Since August 2012, Paul Lynch has led the Cook Islands Seabed Minerals Authority, which oversees development of the islands national seabed mineral resource.A lawyer with over 25 years of wide and varied legal experience in the private sector, Commissioner Lynch is shaping deep sea mining as an industry, both in the Cook Islands and on the international stage.

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  • Ban Experimental Seabed Mining in the Pacific Home

    Ban Experimental Seabed Mining in the Pacific Home

    This from the Alliance of Solwara Warriors which is made up of communities in the Bismarck and Solomon Seas fighting to ban Sea Bed mining in the country and the Pacific. Spokesman Jonathan Mesulam told NBC News, the MarapeSteven Government must now do the right thing by putting a total ban on seabed mining in the country.

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  • Deep Seabed mining in the Pacific, a recent lecture

    Deep Seabed mining in the Pacific, a recent lecture

    On Friday 2 August 2019, the School of Marine Studies at the University of the South Pacific (USP) hosted an informative and well attended public lecture entitled The issue of Deep Seabed Mining and Pacific Island States.The lecture was jointly delivered by Mr Akuila Tawake from the CROP agency SPC who covered technical aspects of deep seabed mining and Mr Michael W Lodge, the Secretary

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  • The AsiaPacific Deep Sea Mining Summit 2019

    The AsiaPacific Deep Sea Mining Summit 2019

    Calling all speakers AsiaPacific Deep Sea Mining Summit confirmed date December 4 5, 2019..China Developing underwater drilling, mining platform

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  • NZ support for seabed mining on offer in Pacific

    NZ support for seabed mining on offer in Pacific

    Oct 08, 20190183;32;Foreign Affairs. NZ support for seabed mining on offer in Pacific Despite uncertainty over the environmental impact, some Pacific countries are pushing ahead with plans to mine their seabeds for minerals and New Zealand has offered a helping hand.

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  • International Seabed Authority

    International Seabed Authority

    A principal function of the Authority is to regulate deep seabed mining and to give special emphasis to ensuring that the marine environment is protected from any harmful effects which may arise from mining activities including exploration and exploitation.

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  • Why the Rush? seabed mining in the Pacific ocean Deep

    Why the Rush? seabed mining in the Pacific ocean Deep

    Jul 16, 20190183;32;The Pacific Ocean is the scene of a new wild west. Companies and their investors, hungry for profits, are driving a speculative rush for seabed minerals. They are aided in this by donor government supported programs that promote the development of responsible sea bed mining regulations. DOWNLOAD REPORT

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  • NZ support for seabed mining on offer in Pacific msn

    NZ support for seabed mining on offer in Pacific msn

    With early indications that the technology and investment from seabed mining in the Pacific would come from external actors a potential reference to China, which has developed a growing

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  • Why the Rush in Seabed Mining in the Pacific Ocean? The

    Why the Rush in Seabed Mining in the Pacific Ocean? The

    Sep 20, 20190183;32;The Pacific Ocean is the scene of a new Wild West. Companies and their investors, hungry for profits, are driving a speculative rush for seabed minerals. Donor governmentsupported programs that promote the development of responsible seabed mining regulations provide aid. THE PERILS OF DEEP SEA MINING. Deep Sea Mining (DSM) is as yet an

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  • International Seabed Authority

    International Seabed Authority

    A principal function of the Authority is to regulate deep seabed mining and to give special emphasis to ensuring that the marine environment is protected from any harmful effects which may arise from mining activities including exploration and exploitation.

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  • WHY THE RUSH? Seabed Mining in the Pacific Ocean

    WHY THE RUSH? Seabed Mining in the Pacific Ocean

    The Pacific Ocean is the scene of a new wild west. Companies and their investors, hungry for profits, are driving a speculative rush for seabed minerals. They are aided in this by donor government supported programs that promote the development of responsible sea bed mining regulations.

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  • Deep Sea Mining Out Of Our Depth

    Deep Sea Mining Out Of Our Depth

    Seabed mining in the Pacific ocean. 17 July 2019. A hard hitting report released today exposes blatant corporate capture of the ISA and the manipulation of Pacific regional decisionmaking processes by deep sea mining companies and their backers. It calls for a moratorium on the development of deep sea mining (DSM) regulations and the issuing

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  • Pacific Says No to Seabed Mining Act Now actnowpng

    Pacific Says No to Seabed Mining Act Now actnowpng

    SIGN THE PETITION OPPOSING EXPERIMENTAL SEABED MINING. Campaign successes. The Pacific campaign against experimental seabed mining was launched in 2011. It was a direct response to mining license applications by Nautilus Minerals and a SOPAC project, funded by the European Union, that promotes seabed mining across the Region.

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  • NZ support for seabed mining on offer in Pacific

    NZ support for seabed mining on offer in Pacific

    Despite uncertainty over the environmental impact, some Pacific countries are pushing ahead with plans to mine their seabeds for minerals and New Zealand has offered a helping hand. The New Zealand Government will help Pacific countries carry out seabed mining within their marine territories if

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  • solwaramining deep sea mining in the pacific

    solwaramining deep sea mining in the pacific

    PACNEWS 4 September 2019 Papua New Guinea Prime Minister, James Marape supported Fijis call at the Pacific Islands Forum for a 10year moratorium on seabed mining. The PMs support for a moratorium was welcomed by the PNG Council of Continue reading

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  • Deep Seabed mining in the Pacific, a recent lecture

    Deep Seabed mining in the Pacific, a recent lecture

    On Friday 2 August 2019, the School of Marine Studies at the University of the South Pacific (USP) hosted an informative and well attended public lecture entitled The issue of Deep Seabed Mining and Pacific Island States.The lecture was jointly delivered by Mr Akuila Tawake from the CROP agency SPC who covered technical aspects of deep seabed mining and Mr Michael W Lodge, the Secretary

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  • Why the Rush? Seabed Mining in the Pacific Ocean

    Why the Rush? Seabed Mining in the Pacific Ocean

    Seabed Mining in the Pacific Ocean 1.47 MB pdf This report, from the Deep Sea Mining campaign in collaboration with MiningWatch Canada and London Mining Network , looks at companies that are driving a speculative rush for seabed minerals in an unholy alliance with the very UN body charged with regulating them, the International Seabed Authority

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  • NZ support for seabed mining on offer in Pacific

    NZ support for seabed mining on offer in Pacific

    Despite uncertainty over the environmental impact, some Pacific countries are pushing ahead with plans to mine their seabeds for minerals and New Zealand has offered a helping hand. The New Zealand Government will help Pacific countries carry out seabed mining within their marine territories if

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  • Deep sea mining

    Deep sea mining

    Deep sea mining is a mineral retrieval process that takes place on the ocean floor.Ocean mining sites are usually around large areas of polymetallic nodules or active and extinct hydrothermal vents at 1,400 to 3,700 metres (4,600 to 12,100 ft) below the oceans surface. The vents create globular or massive sulfide deposits, which contain valuable metals such as silver, gold, copper

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  • Stop experimental seabed mining in the Pacific Act Now

    Stop experimental seabed mining in the Pacific Act Now

    The International Seabed Authority has warned of the need to take a precautionary approach to the mining of hydrothermal vents because there are still so many unknowns [3], but the European Union is sponsoring a project to legitimize and fasttrack experimental seabed mining in the Pacific region [4] and Papua New Guinea has recently approved

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  • Seabed Mining The Ocean Foundation

    Seabed Mining The Ocean Foundation

    Jan 18, 20180183;32;Seabed Mining Seabed Mining (SBM) is an experimental industrial field which involves extracting submerged minerals and deposits from the sea floor. There are interests both for and against seabed mining, however, the science around the environmental impact of SBM

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  • Deep Seabed Mining Misereor

    Deep Seabed Mining Misereor

    Deep seabed mining in the Pacific a concern for MISEREOR For many years MISEREOR has been working on the issue of extractive industries and the problems caused by the ruthless exploitation of natural resources among poverty stricken peoples in developing and emerging countries.

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  • Deep Sea Minerals and Mining in the Pacific Islands region

    Deep Sea Minerals and Mining in the Pacific Islands region

    Deep Sea Minerals and Mining in the Pacific Islands region Mining revenue will enable government to stimulate The development of new seabed mining technologies will increase the economic viability of Manganese Nodules and Cobaltrich Crust deposits.

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  • Pacific Potentially damaging impacts of seabed mining on

    Pacific Potentially damaging impacts of seabed mining on

    Pacific Potentially damaging impacts of seabed mining on Pacific Island communities highlighted in new report. A new report by Caritas Oceania, Turning the Tide, highlights the potential negative impacts of seabed mining on Pacific Island communities, including damage to the shoreline, food sources and livelihoods of local people.The report also cites the absence of free, prior and informed

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  • The Deep Sea Mining Summit 2019

    The Deep Sea Mining Summit 2019

    The international forum for deep sea mining professionals. As we move into an era of mining the deepocean floor, the worlds most remote environment, mining companies are working on overcoming the perceived challenges and developing island nations are watching with interest.

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  • Seabed mining to offer economic hope for Cook Islands

    Seabed mining to offer economic hope for Cook Islands

    Sep 14, 20190183;32;The Cook Islands was the first Pacific nation to develop a law for managing seabed mining and also had some of the most progressive marine legislation in the region, known as the Marae Moana Act 2017, which makes conservation the focus of all oceanbased activity. Brown said Its inevitable that we will turn to our ocean for our wellbeing.

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  • Seabed Mining in the Pacific Ocean To mine or not to mine

    Seabed Mining in the Pacific Ocean To mine or not to mine

    Oct 04, 20180183;32;Deep seabed mining under the Pacific is a trending topic and proponents promise new riches and less dependence on terrestrial mining while detractors point to the potential known and unknown environmental impacts of seabed mining. This bulletin considers the legal framework for Pacific Island Countries which is important for decision making.

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  • Pacific Spotlights Sea Bed Mining at UN Ocean Conference

    Pacific Spotlights Sea Bed Mining at UN Ocean Conference

    Jun 11, 20170183;32;The side event is designed to provide a platform for engagement and knowledge sharing on the underlying science of seabed mining and to highlight the need for strong governance measures to ensure that appropriate social and environmental safeguards are in place to protect against projected adverse effects of seabed mining in the Pacific Ocean.

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  • Collapse of PNG deepsea mining venture sparks calls for

    Collapse of PNG deepsea mining venture sparks calls for

    Sep 15, 20190183;32;The total failure of PNGs controversial deep sea mining project Solwara 1 has spurred calls for a Pacificwide moratorium on seabed mining for a decade.

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