Deep Sea Mining Watch
Mining the deep seabed is about to become a reality
Over 1 million square kilometers have been included in claims for deep sea prospecting. Done irresponsibly, the ecological impacts from mining on ocean ecosystems could be severe. Here, ocean scientists have collected and shared GPS tracks of vessels believed to be prospecting the oceans for minerals and the location of claim areas. Enter to see exactly where seabed mining activity is happening and to navigate towards a more responsible future for this brand new ocean industry.