Blue Peril: A visual investigation of Deep Sea Mining in the Pacific

Blue Peril is a collaboration between INTERPRT, Deep Sea Mining Campaign & Ozeanien Dialog. It is supported by MiningWatch Canada. Special thanks to Dr. John Luick from Austides Australia Consulting for hours of oceanographic modelling and analysis and to the many scientists who gave their time in discussions and assisted with providing data and photographic surveys.

Additional Resources and Reports

Deep Sea Mining: What could it do to the ocean? (10 mins)

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Julia Barnes looks at the dangers posed by deep sea mining in this 10-minute short.

Predicting the Impacts

An expert review of the scientific literature on the impacts of deep sea mining. Commissioned by the Deep Sea Mining Campaign and MiningWatch Canada.

Shareholder Advisory

The Deep Sea Mining Campaign issued a Shareholder Advisory to inform potential investors of risks involved in The Metals Company’s (TMC) 2021 public offering. Advisory endorsed by MiningWatch.

Why the Rush?

This report looks at companies that are driving a speculative rush for seabed minerals and the ways in which the UN body charged with regulating them, the International Seabed Authority (ISA), is promoting these companies.

Mining the Deep Sea

An in-depth article published on Arena Magazine by Catherine Coumans.