#deep-sea mining News

Scientists say future deep-sea mining activities could impact cetaceans through noise pollution, which could interfere with their communication processes.
India vehicle smog
From the first UN global stocktake to India's upcoming battery swap laws, here are seven sustainability dates to look forward to this year.
Governments, NGOs and companies called out for greenwashing in 2022
This year, brands started to get into serious legal trouble for making dubious sustainability claims. It has led to a phenomenon now known as 'green hush', as some firms downplay their green credentials, for fear of getting targeted. As scrutiny intensified, even environmental groups were called out for greenwash.
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French president Emmanuel Macron called for a ban on sweeping metals off the seafloor due to the ecological risks. Cook Islands prime minister Mark Brown said he shouldn't be told to ignore seabed metals' potential in the energy transition.
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#deep-sea mining Opinion

Mineral concretion on the seafloor can contain valuable metals.
Seabed mining can affect fisheries and the flow-on social equity issues need to be addressed.
Coltan mine, Congo
When forced labour practices are part of supply chains, it is reasonable to ascertain that environmental degradation may be present too.
sea cucumber NOAA
A new risk to marine ecosystems is looming on the horizon: Commercial deep-seabed mining for minerals, which will potentially affect the largely untouched deep sea at depths of 2,000 to 4,000 meters.
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#deep-sea mining Videos

Dr Sylvia Earle
Exclusive In this exclusive interview to mark Earth Day, Eco-Business speaks to Dr Sylvia Earle, oceanographer and founder of Mission Blue, who draws the link between our climate crisis and the health of our oceans.
Deep sea mining
EB Studio There are vast mineral riches lying on the ocean floor that could help to power the energy transition, but is the environmental cost of extracting them worth the risk?
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#deep-sea mining Podcasts

Dr Sylvia Earle podcast
Exclusive Oceanographer Dr Sylvia Earle speaks to Eco-Business in this exclusive podcast about the irreversible damage deep sea mining will cause, the link between the oceans and our global climate, and the role that we can all play in 'being at peace' with nature.
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#deep-sea mining Press Releases

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#deep-sea mining Research

Eco-Business & Regional Project Energy Security and Climate Change Asia-Pacific of the KAS

Eco-Business & Regional Project Energy Security and Climate Change Asia-Pacific of the KAS

Ocean of Solutions: Protecting biodiversity in the blue economy

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