Latest News for: Seabed exploration


6.2-magnitude earthquake jolts western Indonesia, no potential for tsunami

Xinhua 06 Dec 2022
Jakarta time (0607 GMT) with the epicenter situated 284 km southwest of Jember Regency and at a depth of 10 km under the seabed, the agency said ... ■. EXPLORE XINHUANET ... .

Pictures show creepy deep-sea animals, some never before seen, discovered near islands off the coast ...

Yahoo Daily News 02 Dec 2022
Scientists explored the recesses of the ocean floor off the Cocos (Keeling) Islands near Australia ... A mission to explore earth's final frontiers ... In September 2022, the Investigator, a research vessel, set off to explore the seabed around the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, an Australian territory made up of 27 islands in the Indian Ocean.

8 of the most underrated travel experiences in Africa

Independent online (SA) 25 Nov 2022
Adventure tour operator Explore Worldwide has researched ... Explore article stated the following ... Also known as, Robinson Crusoé you can explore; fishing sailing, snorkelling, swimming with superb seabed in clear and transparent water and the possibility of hiking around the island.

Cook Islands PM defends seabed mining plan

The Daily Telegraph Australia 21 Nov 2022
Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown is defending issuing exploration licenses for seabed mining ... ....

Australian divers complete 3-year survey of sunken Japanese WWII submarine

Xinhua 21 Nov 2022
Due to strong tides, murky waters and the submarine's depth of 50 meters, no survey of the site had ever been attempted until a team led by David Steinberg, the NT government senior heritage officer and maritime archaeologist, explored it ... EXPLORE XINHUANET.

Moderate earthquake hits central Indonesia

Xinhua 20 Nov 2022
The quake occurred at 20.49 local time (1349 GMT) with the epicenter at 51 km southeast of Kupang city of the province and the depth at 49 km under the seabed, the ... EXPLORE XINHUANET.

This scientist uses drones and algorithms to save whales — and the rest of the ocean

The Keene Sentinel 19 Nov 2022
He is trying to save the whales; collect plastic; explore the links between climate change, overfishing and nutrition in the South Pacific; warn about the dangers of seabed mining; track sharks using drones and artificial intelligence; and calculate the benefits to people, animals and the planet that come from protecting broad swaths of the sea.

Mystery crater potentially caused by relative of dinosaur-killing asteroid

Space 13 Nov 2022
Earth's ocean floor is famously less explored than the surface of Mars. And when our team of scientists recently mapped the seabed, and ancient sediments beneath, we discovered what looks like an asteroid impact crater ....

Pacific Blue Line hopes more nations follow France's stance on deep sea mining

RNZ 11 Nov 2022
Delegates of the International Seabed Authority or ISA have been meeting in Jamaica to discuss deep-sea mining regulations ... In June 2021 Nauru triggered a legal loophole in the international seabed legislation effectively fast-tracking the pathway to mining the seafloor ... And in March, the Cook Islands approved seabed mineral exploration licences.

Small island, big ocean Niue makes its entire EEZ a marine park

Cook Islands News 10 Nov 2022
There’s a no-take zone where fishing, seabed mining, and mineral and oil exploration are prohibited ... On the Niue EEZ’s western flank, the Cook Islands government has been critiqued by marine scientists and environmentalists over its support for exploration for seabed mining within its massive multiple-use marine park, Marae Moana, launched in 2017.

Australian mining magnate Forrest calls for ban on seabed mining

Mining Dot Com 08 Nov 2022
Mining the seabed in areas outside national jurisdiction cannot begin until the International Seabed Authority, a UN body based in Jamaica decides on regulations governing the industry ... Alternatives, such as more efficient mining methods and recycling of existing metals, should be explored before seabed mining goes ahead, Forrest said.

Greek gas exploration to start off Crete amid Turkey tensions, environmental concerns

The Arab Weekly 08 Nov 2022
Meanwhile, Greece and Turkey are at loggerheads over offshore exploration rights in the eastern Mediterranean ... In 2019, Greece granted rights for exploration, which, however, did not go ahead, in two blocks of seabed south and southwest of the island of Crete to a consortium of TotalEnergies and Exxon Mobil with Greece’s Hellenic Petroleum.

Greek PM: Gas exploration to start off Crete in coming days

Metro USA 07 Nov 2022
In 2019, Greece granted rights for exploration — which, however, didn’t go ahead — in two blocks of seabed south and southwest of the island of Crete to a consortium of TotalEnergies and Exxon Mobil with Greece’s Hellenic Petroleum ... the seabed to locate potential deposits.

Offshore energy battle looms over ‘must pass’ defense bill

Stars and Stripes 07 Nov 2022
laws applied to the “subsoil and seabed” in coastal waters and “installations and other devices permanently or temporarily attached to the seabed,” including those intended for offshore oil and gas exploration ... points — including structures attached to the seabed like drilling rigs and wind farms — to be built, crewed and mostly owned by Americans.

‘We’re after the same thing’ – PM Brown reacts to NZ’s call for ban on ...

Cook Islands News 03 Nov 2022
“Much less research has been done in our waters than has been done in the international waters that are being explored for possible mining ... In February this year, Cook Islands Cabinet formally approved the three seabed minerals (SBM) exploration licence applications from CIC Limited, CIIC Seabed Resources Limited and Moana Minerals Limited.

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