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Scientists discover dozens of new species in Pacific

RNZ 10 Aug 2022
The objective of the mission was to understand the effects of deep sea mining on the Clarion-Clipperton zone's ecosystem ... It is administered by the International Seabed Authority and divided into 16 deep sea mining claims. Nodules are mineral concretion on the bottom of the sea formed from concentric layers of iron.
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Getting grain out of Ukraine is literally a minefield

Taipei Times 07 Aug 2022
Civilian mariners navigating mine-infested waters in the Black Sea need all the help they can get from Western allies, as Putin might seek to sabotage the grain shipment deal ... Most are tethered to the bottom of the sea, and their positions are carefully marked by the nation laying them, so its ships can transit through safe corridors.
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Commentary: Getting grain out of Ukraine is literally a minefield

Finger Lakes Times 04 Aug 2022
Most are tethered to the bottom of the sea, and their positions are carefully marked by the nation laying them, so its ships can transit through safe corridors. Minefields can be used defensively (as Ukraine is doing to discourage the Russian Black Sea Fleet from attempting an ...
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Stop deep-sea mining, says Macron, in call for new laws to protect ecosystems

The Observer 01 Jul 2022
Emmanuel Macron, the French president, has called for a legal framework to stop deep-sea mining from going ahead and urged countries to put their money into science to better understand and protect the world’s oceans ... the disastrous, blindfolded rush to mine the deep sea.
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Deep seabed: Self-interest or universal law

The Daily Telegram 12 Jun 2022
should join UNCLOS or go on its own in the mining of ... Along with the freedom to navigate the high seas, to fish and overfly it, there is also the freedom to mine its bottom ... as a sovereign state can mine this sea bottom ... (Klaas Willaert, "Deep sea mining and the United States.
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Letter to US Legislators: #DefundTheThoughtPolice

Off Guardian 03 Jun 2022
... Milgram experiments, factory farming, the medicalization of the birthing process, vivisection, mountaintop mining, MK ULTRA, conversion therapy, forced sterilizations, pre-frontal lobotomies, waterboarding, deep-sea bottom trawling, Accutane, land mines, and the electric chair”.
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Watch Me as I “Follow the Science”

Dissident Voice 26 May 2022
... of the birthing process, vivisection, mountaintop mining, MK ULTRA, conversion therapy, forced sterilizations, pre-frontal lobotomies, waterboarding, deep-sea bottom trawling, Accutane, land mines, and the electric chair— to name but a few of the innumerable options.
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Satellite photos show militarized dolphin pens at a major Russian naval base in Sevastopol

Business Insider 28 Apr 2022
Animals in marine mammal programs — ranging from dolphins and beluga whales to sea lions and seals — are trained to find enemy combat swimmers and detect bottom mines and moored mines, according to H I Sutton, an expert on submarine and sub-surface systems who first reported on the dolphin pens in Sevastopol.
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Palau adamant youth get a seat at the table in Our Ocean conference

RNZ 12 Apr 2022
"We are one of the few countries in the world that bans deep-sea mining, we ban bottom trawling, we have established the first nationwide national marine sanctuary, we ban purse seine fishing on and free-floating FADs (fish aggregation devices)," Victor said. "I thank the US for working alongside Palau to organise this event ... ....
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Palau adamant youth will get seat at the table in Our Ocean conference

RNZ 12 Apr 2022
"We are one of the few countries in the world that bans deep-sea mining, we ban bottom trawling, we have established the first nationwide national marine sanctuary, we ban purse seine fishing on and free-floating FADs (fish aggregation devices)," Victor said. "I thank the US for working alongside Palau to organise this event ... ....
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Moscow Denies Kiev's Claims on Russian Mines in Back Sea, Says Ukrainian Navy Left Mines

Urdu Point 31 Mar 2022
From February 25 and March 4, (the Ukrainian Navy) set up about 420 marine anchor mines of the outdated YM-1type in the waters of the Black and Azov Seas," Konashenkov told reporters. As a result of a storm in the Black Sea and due to unsatisfactory technical condition, cables with bottom anchors broke at about 10 Ukrainian mines.
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Ukrainian naval mines adrift in Black Sea, Moscow warns

Russia Today 19 Mar 2022
In response to Russia’s offensive, Ukraine had placed anchor mines along its coastline, but a number have since detached from their cables and are adrift at sea, it said ... “With the onset of stormy conditions, the cables connecting the mines with their bottom anchors began to break.
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Lost ruins, ancient forests and secret coves: Fascinating travel guide reveals the most magical and ...

The Daily Mail 06 Mar 2022
In the market for an 'unspoilt shingle beach set at the bottom of a wild coombe with dramatic mine ruins and giant sea stacks'? Here are the coordinates ... Beneath Wheal Coates, a former tin mine (pictured), is a 'popular and dramatic cove', where 'low tide reveals huge stretches of sand, with access to a large, part-flooded sea cave'.
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Marketing the planet: The financialization of nature

Resilience 09 Feb 2022
Corporations and some countries wish to mine these resources from the deep-sea beds with potentially devastating impacts on the unique, little-known and ... https.//www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/sep/27/race-to-the-bottom-the-disastrous-blindfolded-rush-to-mine-the-deep-sea.
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World leaders descend on France for ocean summit as Macron puts spotlight on seas

The Observer 08 Feb 2022
Deep-sea exploration – below 200 metres – is another controversial topic, with mining companies, in ... The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition has said France must formally back the mining moratorium, likening biodiversity at the bottom of the ocean to that in tropical rainforests.

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