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Norway rumble over ‘Barents tax exemption’

REUTERS on UPSTREAM | 6 September 2017 "Green groups have slammed reported plans by the Norwegian government to make taxpayers rather than oil companies pay...
deep ocean

Seabed Mining: The 30 People Who Could Decide the Fate of the Deep Ocean

TODD WOODY on OCEANS DEEPLY | 6 September 2017 "KINGSTON, Jamaica – At the International Seabed Authority’s ocean-side headquarters, delegates from dozens of countries stroll...
Ocean Biodiversity

Study: Deep Ignorance of the Deep Sea Threatens Ocean Biodiversity

MATTHEW O. BERGER on OCEANS DEEPLY | 29 August 2017 "The largest ecosystem on Earth – the deep sea – is one of the least...
technology

Advancing technology signals imminent opening of undersea mineral treasure chest

HENRY LAZENBY on MINING WEEKLY | 29 August 2017 "In a new era of ever-advancing technology and increased legal certainty, ocean floor mining is set...
Minmetals

China Minmetals flags off deep-sea mining voyage

REUTERS | 29 August 2017 "BEIJING (Reuters) - China Minmetals Corp has flagged off its maiden deep-sea venture seeking minerals in the east Pacific...
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Seabed Authority work to be reviewed at 23rd session

SYRANNO BAINES in JAMAICA GLEANER | 12 August 2017 "For the first time in its history, provision has been made for a review of the work...
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Seabed mining approved in New Zealand despite environmentalists’ concerns

VALENTINA RUIZ LEOTAUD on MINING.COM | 11 August 2017 "New Zealand’s Environmental Protection Authority approved Trans-Tasman Resources’ application to mine iron sands from the seabed...
Nigeria

Nigeria looks to benefit from seabed mining

MARINELOG | 10 Aug 2017 "By working with the International Seabed Authority (ISBA), Nigeria is set to benefit from deep sea mining, said Dr. Dakuku...
New Zealand Seabed Mining

New Zealand seabed mining moves closer with EPA approval

DALE BENTON on MINING GLOBAL | 10 August 2017 "Deep sea mining in the sea-bed of New Zealand just moved a step closer, following significant...
mining

Discovery could throw monkey wrench into deep-sea mining

TODD WOODY of OCEANS DEEPLY ON UPI | 3 August 2017 "Over the next three weeks, the International Seabed Authority is meeting in Jamaica to,...

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