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This video series offers a good introduction to the basic concepts of the deep sea mining regime, including glossaries, nature of the resources, ecological risks, mapping technologies, Euro and Pacific contexts. Reflects (mostly) Euro/Western ontologies though Maureen Penjueli’s (PANG-Pacific Network on Globalisation) reference Pacific futures and call for the development of oceanic worldviews.  

What is Deep Sea Mining? A web series. Episode 1: Tools for Ocean Literacy

What is Deep Sea Mining? A web series. Episode 2: Deep Frontiers

What is Deep Sea Mining? Ep 3.: The Azores Case

What is Deep Sea Mining? Episode 4: A Deep Sea Mining Glossary

What is Deep Sea Mining? Episode 5: The Pacific Precedent


Research groups

The Seed Box: An Environmental Humanities Collaboratory | 

Multispecies Justice Project |  

The Space Between Us | International First Nations environmental humanities research 

TBA21 |–academy–1819

Official and government bodies

International Seabed Authority | 

The Mining Code: 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) |

Law of the Sea Convention (LOSC) | (the Convention) 

Research reports and publications

Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) on Chinese distant-water fishing | 

Projects and exhibitions

University of Queensland (UQ) Museum ‘Blue Assembly’ exhibition (2022) | 

Tidalectics (TBA21; Stefanie Hessler) |–tidalectics–1623