In our first blog entry last year „Journey into the unknown“ we discussed how little is actually known on the impacts of the „first deep-sea mining Solwara 1, which aims to mine the Bismark seabed for high-grade copper and gold, in Papua New Guinea by Nautilus Minerals, a Canadian company“. […]Read More
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My arrival in Indonesia During the flight to Indonesia at the beginning of December 2015, I read in my diving magazine Unterwasser about Bangka Island in the North of Sulawesi: Beautiful and diverse coral reefs just outside the famous Bunaken National Marine Park – less known, but very much worth […]Read More
A journey into the unknown is highly recommendable for self-awareness and personal development, not so much for exploiting the ocean via deep-sea mining. Even though the deep-sea floor is „the most abundant habitat type on Earth. And we know almost nothing about it.“ Conservation International is pointing out the environmental […]Read More