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Sea sponge the size of a minivan discovered in ocean depths off Hawaii

  • Scientists find immense creature 2,100m below surface of the ocean
  • Researcher: ‘It’s probably in the order of centuries to millennia old’

Alan Yuhas | The Guardian… 642 more words

Environmental Impact

Fiji: Youth call for tighter mine monitoring

Serafina Silaitoga | The Fiji Times | May 27, 2016

THE Bua Urban Youth Network has called on Government to tighten monitoring process of the bauxite mine. 203 more words

Environmental Impact

Canadian Company Wants to Mine for Gold on the Bottom of the Ocean

Michael Casey | Vice News | May 25, 2016

As we drive down the empty, two-lane highway, the clusters of seaside resorts, tin-roofed homes and finely manicured lawns on this Papua New Guinea island give way to lowland rain forests and palm oil plantations. 4,580 more words

Papua New Guinea

From the Pacific to London: Ban experimental seabed mining

LONDON: This morning, NGOs and civil society are outside the 5th Annual Deep Sea Mining Summit calling for a ban on a potentially environmentally destructive “frontier” industry. 453 more words

Papua New Guinea


Come down to the Cumberland Hotel in London (Great Cumberland Pl, London W1H 7DL) at 8:00am on Tuesday morning where the International Deep Sea Mining Summit will be taking place. 157 more words

Papua New Guinea

Nautilus: 'Solwara 1 seabed mine is an experiment'

Nautilus Minerals has finally admitted it will use Solwara 1 as the test site for an expensive and potentially destructive experiment in which the potential victims are the rich marine environment of the Bismarck sea and the indigenous communities living along its coastline… 345 more words

Papua New Guinea

Foreign miners don't want changes to PNG laws

‘New acts can be risky for mines’

Post Courier | May 20, 2016

NOW is not the time to introduce more risks tampering with the legislative regime governing PNG’s mining industry. 293 more words

Papua New Guinea