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Threat from mining's race to the ocean floor?

Investopedia

Although Lockheed Martin was granted a mining license to explore the ocean depths in 2013, and Nautilus Minerals has had underwater mining rights near Papua New Guinea for 15 years, it was the International Seabed Authority’s (ISA) grant last week of a mining and exploration contract to the government-owned China Minmetals for a 73,000 square kilometer tract in the Pacific Ocean that has many concerned that the undersea pursuit of minerals will irreparably damage the ocean floor. 308 more words

Papua New Guinea

Pacific civil society wants seabed mining to stop

PACNEWS

​Citizens from all around the world including civil society organizations in the Pacific have joined the global call on the International Seabed Authority (ISA) to halt issuing further exploration licenses and to establish a moratorium on experimental dee… 376 more words

Papua New Guinea

Environmental Impact Statement & Preliminary Design Plans for a 4-Lane Divided East-West Highway from I-393 in Concord to the Spaulding Turnpike

Title: Environmental Impact Statement & Preliminary Design Plans for a 4-Lane Divided East-West Highway from I-393 in Concord to the Spaulding Turnpike
Author: Sverdrup Corporation… 8 more words

Transportation

Engineering and Environmental Studies NH 16 Spaulding Turnpike Improvements Newington-Dover, NH (Technical Presentation)

Title: Engineering and Environmental Studies NH 16 Spaulding Turnpike Improvements Newington-Dover, NH (Technical Presentation)
Author: VHB
Publication Date: 1996
Dewey Decimal Number: 711.73
Call Record: 711.73  VHB  1996

Transportation

The B Series: I’m Having a Susty Party & You’re Invited!

The field and niche of event planning has seemed to have ballooned in the past few years. It’s no surprise then that eco-conscious entrepreneurs have sprung into action to find more sustainable ways to outfit, plan and execute events. 679 more words

CSR

Waitomo to New Plymouth by bus/coach

On the road from Waitomo to New Plymouth. So glad I didn’t rent a car, or fly. Coaches are warm, clean, comfortable with super-friendly drivers and fares starting from just $1 on NakedBus and Intercity. 15 more words

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