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Extracting the Ocean
the water column
We throw stuff
– biochemical wastes, sewerage, garbage, bodies, pesticides – into the ocean all the time without thinking
or perhaps hoping that its vastness will cover up what we are doing.
But we also extract from the ocean
in ways that may unhinge our ecosystems to a greater degree.
Find out more
Scales and Eddies
Fragments, pieces, floating objects, drifting things.
Trash Fish, Sand, Sea Snails
May 6, 2023
Extractivist Speculation, Sci-technical Narrative, and China’s Deep-sea Surveillance
May 2, 2023
Hydrothermal Fluids, Energy Extraction, and Temporal Scales
May 1, 2023
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognise that this always has been and always will be Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island land and waters. We offer our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island cultures and to Elders past and present.
© 2023 Extracting the Ocean.
Scales and eddies