Critics worry that Nauru hoping to forge ahead with seabed mining may be counterproductive in relation to climate change
The northwest PNG village is fighting the battle not to entertain seabed mining.
Virtual seabed mining workshop to focus on environmental management and monitoring aspects of operating in the deep sea.
Cook Islands PM says it will continue to support the work of the ISA in developing global seabed mining regulations
As the debate continues over the pros and cons of deep-sea mining, there is now unanimous support by both major political parties for exploration by companies interested in harvesting minerals from the ocean floor.
Cook Islands NGO recommends not to finalise exploration licence until areas of conservation are set aside