Web and Media Links
A selection of links to published material on seabed mining both in NZ and overseas.
Ocean floors hide mineral treasure trove
An extensive story on potential mining of undersea volcanic vents in the Kermadec Trench off White Island.
Seabed mining divides traditional owners
A very good news piece by the ABC on manganese mining from the seabed in The Northern Territory.
The unplumbed riches of the deep
This piece in The Economist, is called “The Unplumbed Riches of the Deep”. Sound scary? It is! Read on.
Mining in New Zealand
We made it on to Wikipedia’s summary of Mining in New Zealand
Experimental seabed mining exploration comes to Fiji
There’s stuff going on in Fiji
Economics of seabed mining don’t add up for Pacific island
A good piece about the business of Seabed Mining for Pacific economies.
Prospector seeks seabed mining licence
Neptune minerals looking for gold 200km north of NZ
Australian Greens Leader demands inquiry into seabed mining
Australian concern for the Nautilus PNG proposals
Dreading Namibia’s phosphate dredge
An article on proposed phosphate mining in Namibia
Namibian fishing industry concerned about Sandpiper seabed mining
A good piece about the Namibian fishing industry’s response to proposals to mine Phosphate from their waters
A little bit about seabed mining types and technology