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The Undersea Mining Spree

By Brooke Jarvis

Pacific Standard

Picture a map of the world. Maybe you’re imagining a political map, with colorful nations interlocking like puzzle pieces. Or maybe you see yellow deserts, green splashes of forest, and wrinkled mountain ranges. 343 more words

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Global opposition is mounting against the latest environmental abuse – deep sea mining

The world’s oceans are in a bad way, to put it mildly. Decades of overfishing, industrial pollution, plastic waste and threats to basic ecological stability posed by climate change all demonstrate how “humanity is collectively mismanaging the ocean to the brink of collapse,” according to the World Wildlife Fund’s  205 more words

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Marxism 2015 8: Disability and Resistance After the Election

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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

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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

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