Impacts of Seabed Mining, SFS 2017

Invited Speaker

2017 Politics & Impacts of Seabed Mining. International training program for faculty and administrative staff of Huaihai Institute of Technology, San Francisco State University, College of Extended Learning, 21 Jul.

Politics & Impacts of Seabed Mining

Years of controversy have surrounded prospective seabed mining projects in New Zealand. The Trans Tasman Resources Ltd permit, declined in 2014 and awarded in 2017, is now being challenged in court. There is great uncertainty surrounding the potential environmental impacts, as well as economic justice.