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Renewable Energy vs Ocean Life – The Deep Sea Mining Dilemma

Principia Scientific 23 Jan 2023
A wealth of these metals can be found in manganese nodules that look like cobblestones scattered across wide areas of deep ocean seabed ... Manganese nodules are roughly the size of potatoes and can be found across vast areas of seafloor in parts of the Pacific and Indian oceans and deep abyssal plains in the Atlantic.
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Plans for deep seabed mining pit renewable energy demand against ocean life in an untamed frontier

Alternet 18 Jan 2023
A wealth of these metals can be found in manganese nodules that look like cobblestones scattered across wide areas of deep ocean seabed ... Manganese nodules are roughly the size of potatoes and can be found across vast areas of seafloor in parts of the Pacific and Indian oceans and deep abyssal plains in the Atlantic.
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Deep seabed mining plans pit renewable energy demand against ocean life in a largely unexplored frontier

Hastings Tribune 18 Jan 2023
A wealth of these metals can be found in manganese nodules that look like cobblestones scattered across wide areas of deep ocean seabed ... Manganese nodules are roughly the size of potatoes and can be found across vast areas of seafloor in parts of the Pacific and Indian oceans and deep abyssal plains in the Atlantic.
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Plans for deep seabed mining pit renewable energy demand against ocean life in a largely ...

Phys Dot Org 18 Jan 2023
A wealth of these metals can be found in manganese nodules that look like cobblestones scattered across wide areas of deep ocean seabed ... Manganese nodules are roughly the size of potatoes and can be found across vast areas of seafloor in parts of the Pacific and Indian oceans and deep abyssal plains in the Atlantic.
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Impossible Metals demonstrates its super-careful seabed mining robot

New Atlas 08 Dec 2022
We've known for decades that billions of dollars' worth of battery-relevant metals like copper, manganese, cobalt and nickel are literally sitting around on the seafloor out in the deep ocean, in giant fields of "polymetallic nodules" that look just like rocks, no bigger than potatoes.
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Ocean scientists measure sediment plume stirred up by deep-sea-mining vehicle

Phys Dot Org 21 Sep 2022
The ocean's deep-sea bed is scattered with ancient, potato-sized rocks called "polymetallic nodules" that contain nickel and ... The deep ocean contains vast quantities of mineral-laden nodules, but the impact of mining the ocean floor is both unknown and highly contested.
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OPINION: Predicting the impacts of deep seabed mining

Cook Islands News 13 Aug 2022
This article comprises the conclusion from a report entitled ‘Prediction the Impact of Mining Deep Sea Polymetallic Nodules in the Pacific Ocean... What science says about mining deep sea nodules in the Pacific. ... • Migrations of deep sea fishes in the Pacific Ocean and the effect of nodule mining on such movements;.
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Samudrayaan mission: India's first manned mission to send humans 6,000 metres deep in ocean

Beijing News 07 Aug 2022
While launching the sea exploration initiative, Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh mentioned, "This niche technology shall facilitate Ministry of Earth Sciences, in carrying out deep ocean exploration of the non-living resources such as polymetallic manganese nodules, gas ...
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Samudrayaan mission: All about India’s first manned mission to send humans 6,000 metres deep into ocean

DNA India 06 Aug 2022
While launching the sea exploration initiative, Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh mentioned, "This niche technology shall facilitate Ministry of Earth Sciences, in carrying out deep ocean exploration of the non-living resources such as polymetallic manganese nodules, ...
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Samudrayaan mission: In a first, India to send humans 6,000 metres deep in ocean. Know more details | Mint

Live Mint 06 Aug 2022
While launching the sea exploration initiative, Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh mentioned, "This niche technology shall facilitate Ministry of Earth Sciences, in carrying out deep ocean exploration of the non-living resources such as polymetallic manganese nodules, gas ...
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‘Issues for the 2022 General Election’

Cook Islands News 24 Jul 2022
The concentration of nodules that can be harvested profitably is north of Aitutaki to just south of Penrhyn, sitting on the bottom of the ocean up to five kilometres deep. The ocean floor area suitable for collecting these nodules covers several hundred square kilometres.
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OPINION: Issues for the 2022 General Election

Cook Islands News 23 Jul 2022
The concentration of nodules that can be harvested profitably is north of Aitutaki to just south of Penrhyn, sitting on the bottom of the ocean up to five kilometres deep. The ocean floor area suitable for collecting these nodules covers several hundred square kilometres.
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CSIRO joins forces with TMC to develop underwater monitoring plan

Mining Weekly 13 Jul 2022
... (EMMP) for its proposed deep-sea polymetallic nodule collection operations in the Clarion Clipperton Zone (CCZ) of the Pacific Ocean.
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The Metals Company Contracts CSIRO-led Consortium to Pioneer Ecosystem-Based Environmental ...

Kentucky New Era 12 Jul 2022
... Industrial Research Organisation ( CSIRO ) to create a framework for the development of an ecosystem-based management and monitoring plan (EMMP) for its proposed deep-sea polymetallic nodule collection operations in the Clarion Clipperton Zone (CCZ) of the Pacific Ocean.

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