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Scientists found a ‘lost’ deep sea mining site in U.S. waters. What secrets does it hold?

The Post and Courier 19 Feb 2024
The event underway on this Thursday in July 1970 marked the world’s first successful test of a system designed to mine the deep sea ... The Blake Plateau was a testing ground for the first successful experimental deep-sea mining operation.
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3 BEST Soviet movies about pirates

Russia Beyond 23 Jan 2024
But, at times, there were original stories in which Soviet seamen confronted sea bandits ... The props department prepared five dummy sea-bottom mines made of wood for the production, one of which ended up being carried out to sea in a gale.
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Coal mine collapse leaves seven injured, one missing

The Saigon Times 22 Dec 2023
... at a depth of 270 meters below sea level ... Coc Sau coal mine is the deepest in Quang Ninh, with its bottom 300 meters below sea level.
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The Houthi Threat to Red Sea Shipping, With Katherine Zimmerman

Council on Foreign Relations 05 Dec 2023
This week's topic is the Houthi threat to Red Sea shipping ... The Israelis actually struck it with a limpet mine, so a sea mine that they attached to the bottom of the ship, I think in 2017, and the Iranians simply replaced the vessel.
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Deep sea mining could cause undue harm to local jellyfish populations, study suggests

BGR 25 Nov 2023
Deep sea mining could pose a danger to local jellyfish populations, a new study suggests ... It’s a terrible revelation and one that will probably go unheeded by many companies too focused on the riches that deep sea mining could bring to the table.
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Russia "Dropping Explosives" in Black Sea Shipping Lanes

The Maritime Executive 01 Nov 2023
Last week, Operational Command South confirmed that Russian aircraft had “dropped four unidentified means of impact (probably bottom mines) in the Black Sea in the direction of navigation corridors of civil shipping.”.
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Flurry of Activity Along Black Sea Corridor After Multi-Day Stop

The Maritime Executive 27 Oct 2023
In their daily update, they wrote, “Russians continue to terrorize civilian shipping paths in the Black Sea by dropping controlled air bombs, bottom mines or other explosive objects.”.
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Ukraine Suspends Commercial Shipping on Black Sea Corridor

The Maritime Executive 26 Oct 2023
Yesterday they reported as part of the ongoing Russian air assault, fixed-wing planes “dropped four unidentified means of impact (probably bottom mines) in the Black Sea in the direction of ...
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Updated: Ukraine Denies Reports of Suspension of Black Sea Shipping

The Maritime Executive 26 Oct 2023
Yesterday they reported as part of the ongoing Russian air assault, fixed-wing planes “dropped four unidentified means of impact (probably bottom mines) in the Black Sea in the direction of ...
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Russia Drops Mines as It Renews Efforts to Disrupt Ukrainian Shipping

The Maritime Executive 25 Oct 2023
Today, they reported that Russian forces “dropped four unidentified means of impact (probably bottom mines) in the Black Sea in the direction of navigation corridors of civil shipping.” In ...
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Turkish ship not damaged in Black Sea explosion, maritime authority says

Reuters 06 Oct 2023
The vessel's captain said separately in a statement that while the cause of the blast was not clear, the explosion appeared to have been caused by a bottom mine in the Black Sea.
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The South China Sea Resource Wars

Truth Dig 15 Sep 2023
Mining the Deep Blue Sea ... In December 2022, that country unveiled its Ocean Drilling Ship, a deep sea mining (DSM) vessel the size of a battle cruiser set to be operational by 2024 ... Helen Rosenbaum of the Deep-Sea Mining Campaign.
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The South China Sea’s Resource Wars

GlobalResearch 14 Sep 2023
... the Deep Blue Sea ... In December 2022, that country unveiled its , a deep sea mining (DSM) vessel the size of a battle cruiser set to be operational by 2024 ... Rosenbaum of the Deep-Sea Mining Campaign.
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Discovered in the deep: an octopus’s garden in the shade

The Observer 23 Aug 2023
We know more about deep space than deep oceans, and science is only beginning to scratch the surface of the rich variety of life in the depths.</p><p>As mining companies push to <a ...
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Deep Ocean Targeted For Mining Is Rich In Unknown Life

MENA FN 01 Aug 2023
(MENAFN - Jordan Times) PARIS - A vast area at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean earmarked for controversial deep sea mineral mining is home to thousands of species unknown to science and more ... .
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