The International Seabed Authority has two years to finalise regulations governing the controversial industry after Nauru notified the UN body of plans to start mining.
During the recent Pacific Blue Line webinar, Tonga civil society opposed deep sea mining.
Nauru President notified ISA about the mining plans to be carried out by a subsidiary of The Metals Co.
The SICCI survey intends to improve the cost and quality of digital services and the economic and social impact for individuals in rural areas since the launch of Coral Sea Cable.
A two-day workshop to address illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing within PNG waters.
A Chinese envoy has urged Japan to reverse its decision to dump contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear accident into the sea.
Climate advocates say the impact of climate change on food security and livelihoods in PICTs are worsening
The 10×10 Strategy will work with governments to increase the number of protected areas of sawfish and rhino rays.
The study demonstrates that Ridge to Reef management can guide the restoration and protection of forested habitat
Miners are pushing hard to extract metals from the ocean floor, but there is mounting concern about what it might do to the marine environment