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IN DEEP WATER - The emerging threat of deep sea mining

The oceans are facing more threats now than at any time in history. Yet a nascent industry is ramping up to exert yet more pressure on marine life: deep sea mining. A handful of governments and companies have been granted licences to explore for deep sea mining in ecologically sensitive waters, and the industry is positioning its development as inevitable, but deep sea mining isn’t happening anywhere in the global oceans – yet.

July 19, 2019

Meet the Indigenous rangers teaching scientists a thing or two in central WA...The Birriliburu rangers have been managing the area since 2013, continuing a tradition that stretches back 25,000 years. Click on the link below to read the full article.