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Kiwis protest against seabed mining

The Green Party wants to create New Zealand’s largest marine mammal sanctuary in order to stop extractive activities in the South Taranaki Bight

INFOGRAPHIC: Is deep sea mining worth the risk?

The pros and cons of extraction from the seabed.

Pacific Ocean rich in gold, rare earths

Geologist says the deposits are better than on land.

United Nations publishes first plan for deep sea mining

Companies could apply for mining licences as soon as 2016 to extract gold, copper and more.

Britain plunges into deep sea mining with American company

New industry could bring in as much as $60 billion for the country.