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Global Sonar Systems Market to 2030 - Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Eagle-Tribune 17 May 2022
Furthermore, un-manned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) are remotely operated underwater vehicles that are utilized for various functions in the marine environment, including mine detection, seabed terrain exploration, fish behavioral observation, and so on ... seabed imaging and charting.
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6.0-magnitude quake strikes off western Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

Xinhua 16 May 2022
Tuesday Jakarta Time (1858 GMT Monday), with the epicenter at 51 km southwest of Enggano Island and the shallow of 10 km under seabed, the agency said ... EXPLORE XINHUANET.
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We can ‘neither confirm nor deny’ we’re spying on Congress

The Hill 16 May 2022
It is, to say the least, a target-rich environment ... It wasn’t supposed to be like this ... With an elaborate cover story and the help of billionaire Howard Hughes, the CIA spent the current value of $1.3 billion to build an ambitious deep-sea platform, Hughes Glomar Explorer, which dropped an enormous claw to the seabed to retrieve a section of the sub.
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From the depths of despair: Lord Elgin and the Parthenon Sculptures

Greek City Times 13 May 2022
The underwater team included archaeologists, marine biologists, diving instructors, surveying engineers, antiquities conservationists and seabed technicians. Exploring Elgin’s shipwreck ... During the latest exploration in 2021, divers made an incision along the keel on the Mentor’s bow in order to study the brig’s construction details.
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China’s Zhurong Rover Finds Evidence of More Recent Water on Mars Than Previously Believed

Sputnik 12 May 2022
China’s Zhurong rover has been exploring Utopia Planitia, a vast dry seabed in Mars’ northern hemisphere, since touching down in May 2021. The rover’s mission includes analyzing the rocks and sediments to look for evidence of water - and perhaps also of life ....
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From the depths of despair: Lord Elgin and the Parthenon Marbles

Greek City Times 12 May 2022
The underwater team included archaeologists, marine biologists, diving instructors, surveying engineers, antiquities conservationists and seabed technicians. Exploring Elgin’s shipwreck ... During the latest exploration in 2021, divers made an incision along the keel on the Mentor’s bow in order to study the brig’s construction details.
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Howard Hughes and the Strange Legal History of the Ocean Floor: Part 2

The Maritime Executive 10 May 2022
The supposedly original seabed drill ship, Hughes Glomar Explorer, cost over $800 million, if not more, in 1970s dollars ... bureaucracy – an "Assembly," a "Council" and its own Secretariat – the Seabed Authority has granted various licenses to explore for polymetallic nodules, cobalt-rich ferromanganese, polymetallic sulfides.
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Howard Hughes and the Strange Legal History of the Ocean Floor: Part 1

The Maritime Executive 09 May 2022
Manganese, a light metal used in a variety of industrial contexts, commands a certain price in world commodity markets – though many doubted whether this could justify the massive costs of building the Hughes Glomar Explorer, particularly given how deep the Pacific's seabed can be.
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Cook Islands represented at International Cobalt Institute Webinar

Cook Islands News 06 May 2022
Metals like cobalt are essential for energy transition, with deep seabed minerals increasingly being considered as a potential source. In mid-February 2022, the Cook Island’s Seabed Minerals Authority (SMA) approved three seabed minerals exploration licences. During the exploration ...
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Deep Sea Mining May Start in 2023, but Environmental Questions Persist

The Maritime Executive 02 May 2022
Tuvalu had sponsored mining firm Circular Metals Tuvalu last December to apply for an exploration license from the International Seabed Authority ... with mining in regions where exploration contracts have been granted by the International Seabed Authority,” notes the paper.
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‘Deep-sea gold rush’ for rare metals could cause irreversible harm

The Observer 29 Apr 2022
The UN-affiliated organisation that oversees the controversial new industry has granted licenses for companies to explore the area, but full-scale mining has yet to start ... Ebbe Hartz, a geologist at Aker BP, a Norwegian oil exploration company part-owned by BP, said mining for seabed metals could eventually overtake drilling for oil.
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Operator of missing Hokkaido boat continued tours in bad weather

Kyodo 28 Apr 2022
A tour boat that disappeared off Hokkaido with 26 people aboard last weekend sailed even on days when bad weather was forecast, the head of the company operating the vessel has said ... The search has expanded to the east of the area from which the boast issued its first rescue call, with a survey vessel to explore the seabed set to arrive ... ....
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End confusion over deep-sea mining — ISA

Jamaica Observer 27 Apr 2022
ISA told the Business Observer, “The core mandate of ISA under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea is to regulate exploration and mineral-related ... ISA further notes that regulations governing exploration of the international seabed have been adopted already.
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Who owns the Arctic and should they drill for oil and gas?

BBC News 27 Apr 2022
What is the Arctic and who owns it? ... Since 2016 Norway - Western Europe's largest oil producer - has granted a number of licences to explore for oil and gas in the Barents Sea, inside the Arctic Circle ... In 2007, Russian explorers alarmed its Arctic neighbours by planting its national flag on the seabed at the North Pole ... Related Topics ... Features ... .
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Endangered beluga whales given special ‘halo’ habitat wold-first sanctuary

Irish Independent 21 Apr 2022
The Intermediate Habitat is designed to have a net which reaches to the seabed, allowing Little Grey and Little White access to the sea floor to explore the fauna and flora. .

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