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Saturday, December 23, 2023
Polar Star at anchor in Taylor Bay, Alaska
Offshore

US Claims Huge Chunk of Seabed Amid Strategic Push For Resources

By Danielle Bochove (Bloomberg) –The US extended its claims on the ocean floor by an area twice the size of California, securing rights to

December 23, 2023
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Sunday, October 29, 2023
deep-sea mining vessels
Offshore

Will China Win The Race For Seabed Riches?

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) When I was a Ph.D. student at Tufts University almost 40 years ago, I focused on the law of the sea. I was fascinated

October 29, 2023
Total Views: 3232

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Norway’s Aker BP May Explore for Seabed Minerals
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Norway’s Aker BP May Explore for Seabed Minerals

OSLO, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Norway’s second-largest listed oil and gas company, Aker BP, said it would consider applying for licenses to mine

September 20, 2023
Total Views: 952

Saturday, May 27, 2023
deep-sea mining vessels
Offshore

Researchers Detect 5,000 Species Threatened By Deep Sea Mining

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) –Researchers have released the first tally of deep ocean animals that inhabit the seabed targeted for strip mining,

May 27, 2023
Total Views: 2301

Thursday, May 4, 2023
Maersk Divesting Stake in Deep-Sea Miner The Metals Company Amid Legalization Process – Report
Shipping

Maersk Divesting Stake in Deep-Sea Miner The Metals Company Amid Legalization Process – Report

Global shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk is reportedly selling its stake in The Metals Company (TMC), a leading deep-sea mining firm, as the legal process to

May 4, 2023
Total Views: 2515

Monday, April 3, 2023
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News

Deep Sea Mining Applicants Face Uncertainty

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) A United Nations-affiliated organization is expected to start accepting applications this summer from companies looking to mine

April 3, 2023
Total Views: 787

Sunday, April 2, 2023
UN To Start Taking Deep-Sea Mining Applications This July
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UN To Start Taking Deep-Sea Mining Applications This July

(Reuters) – The International Seabed Authority will start accepting applications in July from companies that want to mine the ocean’s floor, a

April 2, 2023
Total Views: 2323

Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Deep Sea Mining Loses its Biggest Corporate Backer
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Deep Sea Mining Loses its Biggest Corporate Backer

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) — A growing number of countries are calling to delay plans to strip-mine the seabed for metals to make electric car

March 22, 2023
Total Views: 3442

Sunday, March 19, 2023
What’s Included In The UN High Seas Biodiversity Treaty?
Environment

What’s Included In The UN High Seas Biodiversity Treaty?

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) –An agreement reached this month on the language of a landmark United Nations treaty to preserve marine biodiversity

March 19, 2023
Total Views: 1588

Thursday, March 16, 2023
Norway’s Loke Expands Deep-Sea Mineral License Portfolio
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Norway’s Loke Expands Deep-Sea Mineral License Portfolio

Norwegian deep-sea mining company Loke Marine Minerals has acquired the deep-sea mineral business UK Seabed Resources (UKSR), which holds 100% interest in two

March 16, 2023
Total Views: 1648

Saturday, February 11, 2023
DEEPGREEN Ship Maersk Launcher
Offshore

Canada Says It Won’t Permit Sea Floor Mining

Feb 9 (Reuters) – Canadian officials on Thursday said they would not allow mining in its domestic ocean seabeds, citing a lack of legal

February 11, 2023
Total Views: 4430

Friday, January 27, 2023
Norway Finds ‘Substantial’ Mineral Resources on its Seabed
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Norway Finds ‘Substantial’ Mineral Resources on its Seabed

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – A Norwegian study has found a “substantial” amount metals and minerals ranging from

January 27, 2023
Total Views: 10939

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
deep-sea--ocean-mine-chart
Offshore

Renewable Energy vs Ocean Life – The Deep Sea Mining Dilemma

by Scott Shackelford, (Indiana University) As companies race to expand renewable energy and the batteries to store it, finding sufficient amounts of rare earth

January 18, 2023
Total Views: 1708

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Australian Mining Magnate Calls For Deep Sea Mining Ban
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Australian Mining Magnate Calls For Deep Sea Mining Ban

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Fortescue Metals executive chairman Andrew Forrest on Tuesday said his charitable foundation is in favour of a pause

November 8, 2022
Total Views: 1022

Monday, November 7, 2022
More Governments Are Turning Against the Deep Sea Mining Rush
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More Governments Are Turning Against the Deep Sea Mining Rush

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) — As world leaders gather at the United Nations climate summit in Egypt this week, another international meeting is

November 7, 2022
Total Views: 2778

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
New Polymetallic Nodules Collection System Tested Key Region of the Pacific Ocean
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New Polymetallic Nodules Collection System Tested Key Region of the Pacific Ocean

NASDAQ-listed The Metals Company (THC) says it has successfully collected polymetallic nodules from the seafloor of the Pacific Ocean as part of a trial of a

October 12, 2022
Total Views: 4075

Monday, July 18, 2022
ocean mining supply ship
Environment

Decarbonization Threatens To Strip-Mine Ocean Seabeds

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) As battery makers scramble to procure cobalt, nickel, and other metals to meet rising consumer demand for electric cars, governmental

July 18, 2022
Total Views: 2182

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
DEEPGREEN Ship Maersk Launcher
Environment

Subsea Mining SPAC’s Rush For Underwater Metals Comes With Deep Risks

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) –A seabed mining startup, DeepGreen Metals (NYSE SPAC Listing $SOAC) has successfully sold itself to investors as a

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 3011

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
deep-sea mining vessels
Shipping

Mining Robot Stranded on Ocean Floor in Deep-sea Mining Trial

April 28 (Reuters) – A seabed mining robot being tested on the Pacific Ocean floor at a depth of more than 4 km (13,000 ft) has become detached, the

April 28, 2021
Total Views: 4500

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Allseas-Backed EV Battery Developer DeepGreen to Go Public via $2.9 Billion SPAC Deal
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Allseas-Backed EV Battery Developer DeepGreen to Go Public via $2.9 Billion SPAC Deal

March 4 (Reuters) – DeepGreen Metals, an EV battery metals maker, said on Thursday that it will be acquired by blank-check firm Sustainable Opportunities

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 3546
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