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14
Jun
2017

Source: The Tyee

In the coming years, a new gold rush will begin. Deep beneath the ocean’s waves, from scalding hydrothermal vents to the frigid stretches of the abyssal plain, ocean processes have deposited vast quantities of valuable minerals on the seafloor. Now, the convergence of technological development and political will has placed this ore within reach. But like the gold rushes of old, the deep-sea-mining industry is emerging on the frontiers of society, far from legislatures and law enforcement.

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9
Jun
2017

In respect of the UN Oceans Conference, the DSCC is calling on high seas fishing nations to fully and effectively protect deep-sea ecosystems from ‘significant adverse impacts’ of deep-sea fisheries, including through prohibiting bottom trawling on seamounts, as they have committed to do by implementing UNGA resolutions adopted since 2006. This would be a significant contribution to meeting SDG 14.2 and its target date of 2020 to protect marine ecosystems from significant adverse impacts, strengthen their resilience, and achieve healthy and productive oceans.

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24
Apr
2017

Source: Deep Sea Mining Campaign

MEDIA RELEASE, Monday 24th April 2017

Multinational Mining Company Anglo American will be held accountable today at its annual shareholder meeting. The company’s investment in the experimental Nautilus Minerals Solwara 1 Deep Sea Mining project, is deeply opposed by local communities, churches and wider civil society in Papua New Guinea. There Stakeholders ask Anglo American to divest from Nautilus Inc.

Continue reading Anglo American should divest from high risk deep sea mining

29
Mar
2017

Source: Croatia Week

On the eve of the Ministerial Conference on Mediterranean Fisheries (Malta, 29-30 March 2017) Greenpeace in Croatia, NAŠ Jadran, Ad Adriaticum, BIOM, Clean Adriatic Sea Alliance, Eco Hvar, Udruga Održivi Otok, and Udruga Zdravi Grad urge Minister Tomislav Tolušic to promote the full protection of the Jabuka Pit from bottom trawling and set longliners.

Continue reading Fishery in the Adriatic: Last Call for Jabuka Pit – Croatia Must Play its Part