Media Coverage: Protecting the deep sea: a call for balancing mining and ecosystem protection

Check out the media coverage buzzing around our recent Science paper:

>Cautious steps toward seabed mining, September 8, 2015, The Maritime Executive

>U.N. body issues exploration contracts as era of deep sea mining nears, July 26, 2015, The Japan Times

>Deep-sea mining regulations need stronger environmental protections. July 16, 2015, IndyBay

>Call for halt on deep-sea mining could impact Vancouver's Nautilus Minerals. July 13, 2015 Business Vancouver

>Scientists want to try eco-friendly approach to deep-sea mining. July 13, 2015 Tech Times

>Scientists show rising concern about deep-sea mining, July 13, 2015, CNBC

>Calls for more deep sea mining protections. July 11, 2015, Scoop

>Environmental groups call for regulation as world dives into deep sea mining. July 10, 2015, The Washington Post

>Waters southeast of Hawaii a center of debate on sea mining. July 10, 2015 West Hawaii Today

>Scientists, environmentalists call for freeze in deep sea mining permits. July 10, 2015, mining.com

>US researchers propose eco-friendly strategy to extract deep sea resources. July 10, 2015, mining-technology.com

>Marine protection zones should come before deep sea mining, say scientists. July 9, 2015, Popular Science

>Scientists want balance between deep-sea mining and ecosystem sustainability. July 9, 2015, Honolulu Civil Beat

>Managing mining of the deep seabed. July 9, 2015, Phys.org

>Conservation group calls for more deep sea mining protections. July 9, 2015, UPI

>Managing mining of the deep seabed. July 9, 2015, Science Daily

>Conservation group calls for more deep sea mining protections. July 9, 2015, Big News Network

Partner Blog Posts:

>Protecting the deep sea. July 9, 2015, The UCSB Current

>Protecting the deep sea: a call for balancing mining with ecosystem eustainability. July 9, 2015, University of Hawaii News

>Striking a balance: deep sea mining and ecosystem protection. July 9, 2015, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Conservation and Science

>Opportunity, calamity in the balance amid plans to mine the deep sea. July 9, 2015, Conservation International

Check out our Twitter and Facebook pages for more social media posts about protecting the deep sea.

Other deep sea mining news stories:

>A call to stop mining the Pacific Ocean, July 23, 2015 Asian Correspondent

 

 

Relicanthus sp.—a new species from a new order of Cnidaria collected  at 4,100 meters in the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone (CCZ)  that lives on sponge stalks attached to nodules. Credit: Craig Smith and Diva Amon, ABYSSLINE Project.

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