Latest News for: Marine resources mining


SDGs 6 & 14: Ever heard of them?

B & FT Online 27 May 2023
The oceans, seas, and marine resources are to be protected and used sustainably for sustainable development. Fishing communities that are located downstream from mining sites are disproportionately impacted by water pollution, which has a disastrous effect on marine life in Ghana.

Using Technology to streamline decision making in Sierra Leone

The Patriotic Vanguard 19 May 2023
Commentary By Geneba Koroma, USA Every government should have at its helm of operations. technology. Most times, businesses will talk about the bottom line, result driven, competitive edge etc ... Apart from statistical analysis ... 1 ... In the area of Agriculture, Marine Resources, Mining, Aerial images from drones, could be provided in real time ... 3 ... 4.

Experts, firms gather to explore cutting-edge offshore technologies at Houston conference

Xinhua 02 May 2023
Topics ranging from arctic oil and gas opportunities, and deep-sea mining, to reservoir engineering, carbon capture and storage, as well as various marine resources, are discussed during packed panels at this year's Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), one of the largest offshore industry shows in the world ... "We want to find more American clients ... .

Arch Street Capital Advisors Expands into Infrastructure

Longview News-Journal 01 May 2023
NEW YORK, May 1, 2023 /CNW/ -- Arch Street Capital Advisors, LLC, ("Arch Street") a leading real estate investment and advisory firm, is excited to announce its entry into the infrastructure sector ... Target sectors include, but are not limited to, power generation and utilities, mining and resources, shipping and marine, healthcare, and telecom ... ....

Factbox: The main players in the push towards deep-sea mining

Reuters 14 Apr 2023
April 14 (Reuters) - Opponents of deep-sea mining are mobilising to stop a United Nations body from issuing the first licenses for the controversial practice later this year, saying not enough is known about the seabed environment or the impact that mining could have on marine ecosystems.

Solidum-led PH group back from study tour

The Manila Times 06 Apr 2023
... Butler Institute and Curtin University-Western Australia School of Mines, where they discussed possible partnerships in research and capacity-building activities in sustainable marine and agricultural resources, health and biosecurity, and mining and mineral resources.

‘Ocean is at stake’ at International Seabed Authority negotiations over deep-sea mining

People's World 03 Apr 2023
... the world toward mining,” McCabe said ... Negotiations have also coincided with the news that Lockheed Martin, previously the biggest corporate backer of deep-sea mining, had sold its UK Seabed Resources subsidiary to Norwegian startup Loke Marine Minerals, exiting the industry.

Gold Mafia 2: Africa is a country

Ghana Business News 31 Mar 2023
The Al Jazeera Investigative Unit has released the second episode of its four-part investigation, Gold Mafia, and the scenes and characters in the undercover investigation give a troubling indication of what is possibly happening across resource-rich countries in Africa ... Africa also has rich forests, marine and aquatic resources.

High Seas Treaty offers opportunities for PH

The Manila Times 29 Mar 2023
The main points of the new High Seas Treaty are a stipulation that environmental impact assessments must be completed before any new exploitation of marine resources — such as commercial fishing, undersea mining, or oil or gas exploration — are undertaken in areas beyond national jurisdictions.

Lockheed Martin sells deep-sea mining firm to Norway's Loke

Mining Weekly 17 Mar 2023
Norway's Loke Marine Minerals has acquired deep-sea mining firm UK Seabed Resources (UKSR) ...

Norway's Loke buys UK deep-sea mining firm from Lockheed

Canada Dot Com 16 Mar 2023
OSLONorway’s Loke Marine Minerals has acquired deep-sea mining firm UK ...

The Ghost of Hugo Grotius: The UN High Seas Treaty

GlobalResearch 12 Mar 2023
marine genetic resources and deep-sea mining ... Given the treaty’s link to other instruments, such as the , which defines fish as “all species of living marine resources, whether processed or not”, the risk of excluding living marine resources from the regulatory mechanism is genuine enough.

The high seas are supposed to belong to everyone: New UN treaty aims to make ...

Phys Dot Org 08 Mar 2023
These life forms carry potentially valuable information in their genes, known as marine genetic resources. This new agreement provides developing states, whether coastal or landlocked, with rights to the benefits of marine genetic resources ... The best hope for robust marine ...

The Irish Times view on the new agreement to protect the oceans

The Irish Times 08 Mar 2023
This is to protect against the loss of wildlife, put more money into marine conservation, and regulate access to and use of marine genetic resources. The treaty also aims to protect against potential impacts like deep sea mining.

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