News related to: Ecological Aspects of Deep-Sea Mining
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.