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Deep Sea Mining

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 11:30

Biologists estimate that somewhere between 500,000 and 5,000,000 marine species have yet to be discovered. But the rate of exploitation is massively outstripping the speed of exploration and some species could be wiped out before they even get a...

New report: Deep sea mining high risk

Press release | 8 July, 2013 at 9:57

Amsterdam, July 8, 2013 – The extinction of unique deep sea species and other significant irreversible environmental damage to our oceans are a likely result of an emerging trend to exploit seabed minerals, Greenpeace International warned today.

Undersea mining – the new threat

Publication | 4 February, 2011 at 15:21

Humankind has been mining on land for various minerals almost since civilization began. But as land‐based minerals and fossil fuels become depleted and prices rise, the search for new sources of supply is turning to our sea floor.

Suggested Draft High Seas Implementing Agreement

Publication | 4 February, 2011 at 15:33

Suggested Draft High Seas Implementing Agreement for the Conservation and Management of the Marine Environment in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

ITLOS Petition

Publication | 4 February, 2011 at 15:54

Petition of Greenpeace International and WWF to intervene in seabed case

ITLOS Memorial

Publication | 4 February, 2011 at 15:49

Memorial of Greenpeace International and WWF submitted in seabed case

Deep Seabed Mining

Publication | 8 July, 2013 at 1:30

The deep sea is a place of myth and mystery, filled with weird and wonderful life forms, and vital to the survival of our planet. But now, this mostly unknown world is facing large-scale industrial exploitation – as mining of the deep seabed for...

Deep seabed mining: an emerging threat to our oceans

Blog entry by Richard Page | 31 July, 2013 3 comments

Back in the 1970s, my interest in the ocean, underwater exploration and the weird and wonderful marine life that can be found under the waves had been already been spurred by the films of Jacques Cousteau recording his voyages aboard...

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