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Prospects for seabed exploration move forward in Cooks

Saturday 16 January 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Economy, National

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Prospects for seabed exploration move forward in Cooks
Deep sea manganese nodules found in the Cook Islands Photo: EEZ. SEABED MINERALS AUTHORITY/20092117

As the government's exploration application process moves forward, a local environmental NGO is recommending only a “very small area” be given out at first for seabed mining exploration in order to determine potential impacts.

As the government's exploration application process moves forward, a local environmental NGO is recommending only a “very small area” be given out at first for seabed mining exploration in order to determine potential impacts.


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