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JPI Oceans Welcomes the Research Council of Norway to the Joint Call on Ecological Aspects of Deep-Sea Mining

  • 09 February 2024

JPI Oceans is delighted to announce the addition of the Research Council of Norway to the grouping of funding partners participating in the Joint Call on the ecological aspects of deep-sea mining.

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Call for Expression of Interest: Private sector partners for Ecological Aspects of Deep-Sea Mining project(s)

  • 05 October 2023

The JPI Oceans Joint Action on Ecological Aspects of Deep-Sea Mining is extending an invitation to private sector stakeholders for partnering in forthcoming research project(s). These project(s) will examine the ecological implications of deep-sea mining activities.

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JPI Oceans continues to explore the ecological impacts of deep-sea mining with a third phase of research

  • 17 August 2023

The third phase of the Joint Action will contribute to advancing scientific knowledge and supporting policy making on deep-sea mining, and analyse ethical implications and societal consequences related to deep-sea mining.

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ARTE documentary highlights the unique scientific work by the JPI Oceans MiningImpact 2 project

  • 24 August 2022

Following the MiningImpact 2 scientists on their expedition to the Pacific, the documentary highlights the impact of potential deep-sea mining activities and the overall exploitation of ocean resources.

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Assessing the impacts of nodule mining on the deep-sea environment

  • 06 April 2021

Scientists of the JPI Oceans project “MiningImpact” are embarking on a 6-week expedition to the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone (CCZ) in the Pacific. Their goal is to carry out independent scientific monitoring of the test of a pre-prototype nodule collector machine conducted in parallel from a second vessel by the Belgian company Global Sea Mineral Resources (GSR).

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MiningImpact plans presented at stakeholder info day

  • 03 February 2021

With over 150 attendees the online event offered an opportunity for information exchange and active engagement in the next research campaign of the MiningImpact project.

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MiningImpact presents results at Belgian Parliament hearing

  • 07 July 2020

Alongside experts from around the globe, Dr Matthias Haeckel, coordinator of the JPI Oceans project on the ecological aspects of deep-sea mining, gave an overview of the latest findings.

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MiningImpact project partners publish new study in Scientific Reports

  • 26 June 2019

The publication shows that the impacts of seabed mining on deep-sea ecosystems can persist for decades.

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JPI Oceans MiningImpact research expedition heads to sea

  • 08 April 2019

The German research vessel RV SONNE has just left port in Manzanillo, Mexico, for the second leg of a 14-week long research cruise to the Clarion-Clipperton fracture Zone (CCZ) in the Northeast Pacific.

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Researchers from the MiningImpact project discover 17 new species

  • 28 November 2018

Four new genera and 17 new species have been described, according to a paper published in the Zoological Journal of The Linnean Society on the occasion of the research campaign in the Pacific Ocean funded under the framework of JPI Oceans.

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