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India to seek licenses to scout Pacific Ocean for critical minerals

News India Times 22 Jul 2024
The UN-backed International Seabed Authority (ISA) has issued 31 deep-sea exploration licences, including two for India in the Indian Ocean, but is yet to allow mining because the 36-member body is still working on regulations.
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India to seek licences to scout Pacific Ocean for critical minerals

Deccan Herald 22 Jul 2024
India will apply for licences to explore for deep-sea minerals in the Pacific Ocean as it competes to secure supplies of minerals critical for energy ...
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After days at sea with the Cook Islands PM, here’s what I learned

Al Jazeera 20 Apr 2023
When we flew to the Cook Islands to film Mining the Pacific Ocean, a 101 East investigation into deep-sea exploration and climate change, I had tempered expectations about an on-camera interview with the country’s leader.
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Considering the possible impacts of deep sea mining in the Cooks

Cook Islands News 16 Apr 2023
Each mining operation could effectively strip mine 8000-9000 square kilometres of deep ocean seabed over a 30-year mining licence period ... Wastewater containing sediment and mine tailing, which may be ...
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Copper is the missing ingredient of the energy transition

Economist 30 Mar 2023
Mr Adkerson notes that Lockheed Martin, an American armsmaker that had thrown its weight behind deep-sea mining, has just sold a subsidiary with licences to explore part of the Pacific Ocean.
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Noise from deep-sea mining may disrupt whale song, study finds

Khaleejtimes 14 Feb 2023
An estimated 22 to 30 cetacean species, including endangered blue whales, can be found in the Clarion Clipperton Zone, an ocean region in the northern Pacific, where the ISA has granted 17 seabed mining exploration licences.
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Kartong says mining makes it lose rice fields, gardens

The Point 27 Sep 2022
However, mining companies have been licenced to mine the territory in some communities such as Kartong and Sanyang villages. Kartong VDC had previously warned the Geology Department not to grant mining licence to any company to mine its territory.
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Mind this deep sea mining

Jamaica Observer 22 Aug 2022
The National Oceanic Administrative Association (NOAA) had ... Each mining operation would effectively strip mine 8,000-9,000 square kilometres of deep ocean seabed over a 30-year mining licence period.
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