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Were Nord Stream explosions really a military accident?

Asiatimes 02 Oct 2022
Moreover, during World War I and II, Germany laid some 80,000 sea mines including moored contact mines and constructor mines in the Baltic Sea, including around Bornholm ... The moored sea mines remain active ... Typically, antisubmarine weapons are depth charges that unleash strong blasts near the sea bottom to try to destroy a lurking submarine.
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The CIA's museum just got a revamp but it's still closed to the public

News-Press Now 26 Sep 2022
Billionaire Howard Hughes had provided the cover for the mission, claiming that his massive ship, the Glomar Explorer, was mining manganese nodules from the sea bottom ... How do we know that? There was a boom in deep sea mining once Howard Hughes announced that he was going to mine ocean floor for manganese nodules," Byer said ... The-CNN-Wire ... .
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ALTERNATE ENERGY: Getting to the bottom of things — mining on the ocean floor

Finger Lakes Times 24 Sep 2022
It is charted by the UN to assist and regulate the exploration and exploitation of the sea bottom ... It appears that deep sea mining might be less expensive, less environmentally impacted, and easier to process ... companies that this mining will support non carbon producing batteries.
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Deep Sea Mining Is About To Begin, Testing Soon In Pacific Ocean: Report

NDTV 15 Sep 2022
Deep sea mining has recently received controversial approval, and experiments will soon begin at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, according to a report in Newsweek ... .
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Deep-sea mining talks end with no agreement on environmental rules

The Observer 10 Aug 2022
The negotiations on opening the world’s first deep-sea mines ended in Kingston, Jamaica, last week with no agreement, meaning that less than a year remains before a legal clause kicks in that could see seabed mining commence without any environmental or economic regulations in place ... the disastrous, blindfolded rush to mine the deep sea.
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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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