To date, 20 countries, including several European countries, namely Belgium, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Poland and Russia, have acquired licenses to explore seabed mineral deposits. At the beginning of the next decade, some of the exploration contracts in the CCZ will expire. Subsequently, deep-sea mining in the Area could begin.
Patents date, 20 countries, including several European countries, namely Belgium, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Poland and Russia, have acquired licenses to explore seabed mineral deposits. At the beginning of the next decade, some of the exploration contracts in the CCZ will expire. Subsequently, deep-sea mining in the Area could begin.
Against this background, scientists from all over Europe have been investigating the ecological consequences of future deep-sea mining in the MiningImpact project since Now, the second Chat gratis en espanol para celular single parents 100 free dating site of the MiningImpact project has kicked off with a meeting of the 32 project partners from 10 countries, including ISA, in Brussels.
The project has been presented its objectives and planned activities to Chaat NGOs, industry interested in deep-sea mining, as well as representatives of ministries and members the European Parliament at a public hearing.
The new project phase is funded nationally through the Joint Programming Intitiative celulat Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans JPI Oceans with a total of 11 million euros while another 6 million euros is contributed by the participating lara institutions. These findings, we want to substantiate now by identifying suitable indicators for ecosystem health and by defining threshold values for harmful effects on the environment.
The international scientific community needs to grats ISA in implementing the highest possible environmental standards in the Mining Code" says project coordinator Dr. In spring the company plans to deploy a pre-prototype collector system on the seabed to harvest manganese nodules in an area of approximately 0.
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However, now there is still time to help shape the regulatory framework in order to prevent severe adverse effects on Earth's largest habitat.
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