EPISODE 3:THE WORLD OF NODULE TREASURES
22 November 2019
Why are companies so eager to start harvesting metal rich nodules from the ocean floor? In Episode 3 we are following Deep Green, a company founded by former Nautilus management. This company is eager to start harvesting nodules in the Clarion Clipperton Zone (CCZ) in the Pacific. Could this be a more sustainable way of getting minerals?
GERARD BARRON, DEEP GREEN
GREGORY STONE, DEEP GREEN
DAVID SANTILLO, GREENPEACE
MATTHEW GIANNI, DEEP SEA CONSERVATION COALITION
DR CHONG CHEN, JAPAN AGENCY FOR MARINE-EARTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
JULIA SIGWART, QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY, BELFAST
DUNCAN CURRIE, DEEP SEA CONSERVATION COALITION
1:25 Nodule Mining and the Circular Economy
9:32 Environmental Impacts of Mining in the CCZ
12:53 Is Seabed Mining Better than Land Mining?
Further Reading & Listening
Website: Predicting the Impacts of Nodule Mining in the Pacific Ocean ,The Main Players, In Deep Water