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Ship shape

Divernet 18 Oct 2021
THE SKIPPER PROMISED me a wreck, so it must be down here somewhere. If the vis was better, I might even be able to see it. Maybe the atmospheric gloom adds to my anticipation. I follow the clues ... I’m diving on a boiler in a debris field ... You’ll get a tad bored finning around on an upturned hull, so head straight for the seabed and explore from there ... .
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France Earmarks $34Bln to Decarbonize Economy Under 2030 Strategy - President

Urdu Point 12 Oct 2021
Additionally, France is determined to boost the production of "cultural and creative content" and the exploration of space and seabed, as well as producing 20 biomedicines against cancer and chronic diseases ....
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Obituaries for Oct. 6-11, 2021

Journal Online Chicago 06 Oct 2021
Daniel Abrego. of Arlington Heights. Daniel Abrego, 22, died on Sept. 24. He was the son of Armando Abrego and Maria Josefina and a brother and uncle. River Woods Chapels, Des Plaines, handled arrangements. Darlene Boeckenhauer ... 23 ... She was a qualified cartographer spending her early career in Scotland drawing maps of the seabed for BP’s oil exploration.
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DKFI Leverages AI to Improve Environmental Perception of Robotic Underwater Vehicles

Power Technology 04 Oct 2021
The project aims to improve the perception of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) in three use cases, namely diver monitoring in turbid waters, seabed mapping, and exploration of coral reefs ... The application can be extended to exploration activities.
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ANALYSIS - Great power rivalry heating up in Arctic circle

Anadolu Agency 01 Oct 2021
However, countries with coasts to the ocean such as Norway, Russia, Canada and Denmark have launched many projects on some parts of the Arctic seabed in order to explore sources close to them and to obtain energy from sources such as wind and water provided by the ocean.
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The blindfolded rush to deep-sea mining

Taipei Times 30 Sep 2021
They already have exploration permits for an expanse of international seabed as large as France and Germany combined, an area that is likely to expand rapidly ... The rulebook is being drawn up by the ISA, set up in 1994 by the UN to oversee sustainable seabed exploration for the benefit of all humanity.
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Underwater parks boost Turkey’s dive-appeal

Divernet 30 Sep 2021
Coinciding with Turkey’s removal from the UK travel red list, two major attractions designated as “underwater parks” for scuba divers to explore have been announced ... The wrecks are said to be suitable for divers at all levels, though with the given depths ranging from 3m to 350m a submersible would be necessary to explore the deepest.
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‘Shark calling’: locals claim ancient custom threatened by seabed mining

The Observer 30 Sep 2021
... Earth where deep-sea mining exploration has occurred inside territorial waters ... He says it is not just deep-sea mining that disrupts the marine ecosystem, with runoff from logging operations also an issue, but he remembers when Nautilus vessels came to explore for seabed mining.
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Nauru's seabed mining pitch out of step with Pacific

RNZ 29 Sep 2021
There's great interest among advocates of the fledgling sector in the polymetallic nodules found on the deepest seabed of the Pacific, but few regional countries are on board ... Nauru recently invoked a rule at the International Seabed Authority (ISA) to allow seabed mining to commence within two years in its waters.
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Covid tests and superbugs: why the deep sea is key to fighting pandemics

The Observer 29 Sep 2021
So far, 31 exploration licences have been granted by the International Seabed Authority (ISA), a UN body, and 1.5m sq km has been set aside, equivalent to an area the size of Mongolia, in the Pacific and Indian Oceans as well as along the mid-Atlantic ridge.
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‘False choice’: is deep-sea mining required for an electric vehicle revolution?

The Observer 28 Sep 2021
So far, 31 exploration licences have been granted by the International Seabed Authority (ISA), a UN body, and 1.5m sq km has been set aside, equivalent to an area the size of Mongolia, in the Pacific and Indian Oceans as well as along the mid-Atlantic ridge.
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Deep seabed mining a threat to Africa’s coral reefs

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Sep 2021
More than 1.5-million km2 of international seabed — roughly the size of Mongolia — has already been set aside for mineral exploration in the Pacific and Indian oceans and along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge ... It has already approved 30 licences for the exploration of seabed minerals in ...
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Saudi Arabia's 91st National Day: seven must-try experiences in the kingdom

The National 23 Sep 2021
Explore Taif’s Rose Gardens ... And with underwater tourism in the kingdom in its infancy, scuba divers can expect uncrowded waters and a pristine sandy seabed when it comes to exploring Saudi Arabia's dramatic marine life.5 ... Hire a boat, pack your swimwear and go explore the pure white sand, clear waters and splendid isolation.6 ... .
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