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Marxism 2015 8: Disability and Resistance After the Election


Welcome to the latest in my series of posts about Marxism 2015, the five-day political festival in central London organised by the Socialist Workers Party. 254 more words


Striking a balance: deep sea mining and ecosystem protection

Thousands of feet below the ocean’s surface lies a hidden world of undiscovered species, ancient animals and unique seabed habitats—as well as a vast untapped store of natural resources including valuable metals and rare-earth minerals. 358 more words

Ocean Policy

PhD Studentships: Deep-sea Mining, Plymouth University, UK

Applications are invited for two fully funded international PhD studentships within Plymouth University’s Marine Institute funded by UK Seabed Resources Ltd as part of its training proposal and in line with its contract with the International Seabed Authority (ISA) to explore for potential Polymetallic Nodule collection in the deep Pacific Ocean. 85 more words


MIDAS Spring Newsletter 2015

The spring 2015 edition of the MIDAS newsletter is now available to download here (or use this link if you wish to download a high resolution version).   38 more words


ICES WGDEC 2015 Report

Colleagues with an interest in deep-sea mining may like to read the 2015 ICES WG on Deep-Water Ecology report which is now officially available with a section (5.3) on “Potential impact of deep-sea mining on vulnerable deep-water habitats”.  24 more words


China "Eager To Cooperate" With India For Joint Deep Sea Mining Of Indian Ocean

Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official visit to China slated for May 14-16, Beijing has indicated that it is “eager to cooperate” with New Delhi on deep seabed mining in the Indian Ocean, according to a report from state-run  172 more words

Emerging Markets

NDEEP/DOSI Webinar Series: Deep-Sea Promises and Challenges

New DOSI-INDEEP Webinar Series Starts May 14th 2015– hosted by MESP:

Deep Sea Promises and Challenges


There is a lot happening in the deep sea: new science, new industrial activity, new proposals for management, and new challenges to tackle.  225 more words