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A Pacific Talanoa: deep sea mining is no answer to the climate crisis

A Pacific Talanoa: deep sea mining is no answer to the climate crisis

Over 1.5 million square kilometres of the Pacific Ocean is under deep sea mining exploration leasehold. Promoted by the deep sea miner as an answer to the ‘green’ transition and climate action, it is poised to be the largest mining operation in history. But what is deep sea mining? Has it started yet? Can mining our deep seas be an answer to climate action? What will be the impacts on ecosystems and humans? Join this session with frontline Pacific voices in a talanoa (conversation) who are standing up, resisting, and mobilising against deep sea mining.

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DeepGreen Forcing Deep Sea Mining on the World

Admits risks to biodiversity “may never be completely and definitively known”   Media Release | 02 September 2021   The prospective deep sea mining company, DeepGreen Metals, is hoping Sustainable Opportunities Acquisition Corp (SOAC) shareholders will approve...

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Alliance of Solwara Warriors

Alliance of Solwara Warriors PNG’s approach to deep sea mining is ‘chaotic and uncoordinated’, all licences must be cancelled MEDIA RELEASE | Thursday 10 September 2020 PAPUA NEW GUINEA | Local communities across the Bismarck and Solomon Seas are concerned that the...

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Deep Sea Nodule Mining Danger to the Pacific

DOWNLOAD REPORT MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday 20 May 2020 NEW REPORT HIGHLIGHTS DEEP SEA NODULE MINING DANGER TO PACIFIC OCEAN AND ISLAND NATIONS A new report analysing over 250 peer reviewed scientific articles finds that the impacts of mining deep sea polymetallic nodules...

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NAUTILUS SEEKS FINANCIAL PROTECTION

NAUTILUS SEEKS FINANCIAL PROTECTION Key players looked after at the expense of small shareholders and Papua New Guinea   MEDIA RELEASE | Thursday 14 March 2019 On 11 March 2019, Nautilus Minerals Inc. took the next step in its bankruptcy proceedings, seeking court...

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“FIGHT IS NOT OVER”

"FIGHT IS NOT OVER" Call for Nautilus licences to be cancelled in Papua New Guinea MEDIA RELEASEMonday 11 March 2019 On 21 February 2019, Nautilus Minerals Inc. filed for protection from creditors under the Canadian Companies' Creditors Arrangement...

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Nautilus kept on life support but for how long?

MEDIA RELEASE18 January 2019 NO BANK ROLL FOR DEEP SEA MINING EXPERIMENTNautilus kept on life support but for how long? Nautilus Minerals has edged back from the brink of bankruptcy with an extension to the bridging loans provided by its two main shareholders Russian...

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TIME UP FOR NAUTILUS?

MEDIA RELEASEFriday 4th January 2019 TIME UP FOR NAUTILUS? The clock is ticking for Nautilus Minerals (TSX: NUS). The company has been struggling for some time as it seeks to force through the first experimental deep sea mining project, Solwara 1, off the coast of...

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Nautilus Solwara 1 verges on bankruptcy as APEC heads to PNG

  MEDIA RELEASE 12 November 2018   Former Attorney General of Papua New Guinea: Nautilus Solwara 1 on the verge of bankruptcy as APEC Summit heads to Papua New Guinea   PAPUA NEW GUINEA | On 17-18 November, 21 heads of state will come to Port Moresby for the...

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