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Cabinet approves Deep Ocean Mission to tap vast marine living and non-living resources

The Times of India 16 Jun 2021
It said, “The exploration studies of minerals will pave the way for commercial exploitation in the near future, as and when commercial exploitation code is evolved by the International Seabed Authority, a UN organization. This component will help the Blue Economy priority area of exploring and harnessing deep-sea minerals and energy.”.
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Ministry starts search for human remains from sunken warplane

Asahi News 16 Jun 2021
The team will look for the remains of the crew and their personal belongings by digging in the seabed by hand, as most parts of the aircraft remain buried under the sand ... Divers explored the site on June 15, but strong tides forced them to suspend their search immediately after it began.
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Trapped in the Cold Web

New Statesman 16 Jun 2021
How the US and Russia became entangled. " data-adaptive-image-768-img=" " data-adaptive-image-max-img=" ">. The commotion came in April this year ... *** ... *** ... *** ... Russia is trying to claim more of the Arctic seabed for mineral exploration, is rebuilding old polar military bases, and aims to expand shipping routes through the thawing permafrost ... -->.
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COVID-19 made deep-sea mining more tempting for some Pacific islands – this could be a problem

The Conversation 14 Jun 2021
On its seabed are potato-sized rocks called polymetallic nodules which contain nickel, copper, cobalt and manganese ... This would allow these companies to explore the seabed and determine how viable mining is likely to be, and its potential environmental impact. To date, ISA has approved 19 exploration contracts , 17 of which are in the CCZ.
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Foreign mining firms warm-up to investing in PH

Manila Bulletin 13 Jun 2021
... conduct proper exploration ... These mining companies, the group said, must have adequate capital, proven technical expertise, and demonstrated capability to engage and deploy offshore equipment for proper exploration, seabed scientific research, and sea bottom profiling facilities.
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World’s electric-vehicle capital is having nasty fights over oil

Taipei Times 13 Jun 2021
The government has just published a paper on energy policy, including its plans for offshore wind, hydrogen, exploration for seabed minerals, and oil and gas ... All of the major parties in Norway want the oil industry to continue to explore for and develop new fields, but the.
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EO 130 spurs growth of offshore mining

Manila Standard Today 13 Jun 2021
... only from legitimate offshore mining companies, with adequate capital, proven technical expertise and demonstrated capability to engage and deploy offshore equipment for proper exploration, seabed scientific research, and sea bottom profiling facilities.
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EU should promote moratorium on deep-sea mining, lawmakers say

Mining Weekly 10 Jun 2021
Some of these are found on the seabed, whose ecosystems have yet to be fully explored.
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ASEAN, China agree to keep cool on SCS

Manila Standard Today 09 Jun 2021
The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have vowed to avoid activities that could escalate tension in the contested South China Sea ... and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi ... “Sec ... The UNCLOS defines coastal and maritime boundaries and regulates seabed exploration outside territorial claims ... .
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Dive beneath the waves in this amazing film!

RTE 04 Jun 2021
See the ROV's robotic arms and sensors at work, and how the camera systems can observe our seabed. Explore our deep sea like a marine scientist and discover cold-water corals, shipwrecks and a rare shark nursery in Irish waters ... The ROV Holland 1 getting lowered into the water. Credit. Aodhan Fitzgerald ... ROV Holland 1 – Colouring sheet ... .
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Exclusive Dive beneath the waves in this amazing film!

RTE 04 Jun 2021
See the ROV's robotic arms and sensors at work, and how the camera systems can observe our seabed. Explore our deep sea like a marine scientist and discover cold-water corals, shipwrecks and a rare shark nursery in Irish waters ... The ROV Holland 1 getting lowered into the water. Credit. Aodhan Fitzgerald ... ROV Holland 1 – Sea How to Draw Class ... .
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Scientists reach bottom of one of Earth’s deepest points... and still find plastic

The Independent 31 May 2021
The pair became the first to dive to the bottom of the Philippine Trench - some 35,000 feet below the surface - and were able to explore one of the world’s oldest seabed for 12 hours.Recommended ... What they discovered in the depths of the seabed took them by surprise. “There was one funny scene when we were exploring the area.
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Extended Continental Shelf of the Mascarene Plateau Joint Management Committee hosts 7th Project Steering Committee ...

Nation 28 May 2021
Seychelles and Mauritius have established the world’s first Joint Management Zone covering such an area, and a joint commission to coordinate and manage the exploration, conservation and development of the living and non-living resources of the seabed in the area.
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Offshore oil vet spin-out gasses up Irish utility ESB's hydrogen-fuelled decarbonisation plans

Recharge 26 May 2021
Potential for industrial-scale storage of green H2 in vast vacated geological caverns beneath the seabed off Ireland being explored with consultancy dCarbonX ....
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Could Future EV Battery materials Come From the Seabed?

Principia Scientific 24 May 2021
What about mining the seabed? Massive, mineral-rich sulfide deposits form around hydrothermal vents lining volcanic ridges on the seafloor ... There is a cheaper, easier-to-obtain seabed metal source, though ... At three sites studied in the CCZ, nodules covered more than 30 percent of the seabed surface—perhaps 23 billion tons.
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