Environment Protection Authority

16
Nov
2016

Source: Deep Sea Mining Campaign

PAPUA NEW GUINEA | NGOs and civil society in Papua New Guinea demand that the PNG government and Nautilus Minerals make public key documents relating to the licensing of the Solwara 1 deep sea mining project. This follows a recent decision from the New Zealand Environment Court calling for transparency of seabed mining.

Continue reading Public Right to be Informed on Experimental Seabed Mining

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9
Nov
2015

Civil society organisations from across the globe are highly critical of an international oceans conference being held in Singapore this week. Mis-named the Sustainable Ocean Summit, the conference is touted as providing a platform to advance industry-driven solutions to ocean sustainability challenges.

Continue reading SOS: The World’s Oceans Facing Emergency Singapore Summit Set To Worsen The Crisis

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21
Jul
2015

A global petition urging the International Seabed Authority (ISA) to discontinue deep-sea exploration permits and to initiate a moratorium on deep-sea mining has gathered over 700,000 signatures from concerned citizens around the world. The petition will be presented later this week to the International Seabed Authority during the 21st Annual Meeting of the ISA in Kingston, Jamaica.

Continue reading Petition Asks International Seabed Authority to Hold Moratorium on Deep-sea Mining

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11
Feb
2015

The decision by New Zealand’s Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to refuse consent for a bid to mine phosphate from the Chatham Rise’s deep sea bed is logical, wise, and a victory for good science, and a vindication of all the concerns raised by the groups in the hearing, say environmental groups who opposed the scheme.

Continue reading New Zealand’s seabed mining decision a “victory for good science”

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