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Out Of Darkness - A Deep Sea Minerals Project Documentary

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"Out of Darkness" documentary focuses on environmental impacts of deep sea mining.

Following the success of its first documentary "Under Pressure", the SPC-EU Deep Sea Minerals project has now produced a second 25-minute film that focuses on the potential environmental issues related to the extraction of deep sea mineral resources.

This new film, titled “Out of Darkness”, includes some spectacular underwater footage and interviews with leading scientists such as Dr Malcolm Clarke from NIWA, Dr Jim Hein from the US Geological Survey and Dr Ray Binns from CSIRO.

The film can be viewed on the Deep Sea Minerals Project website and free copies of the DVD can be obtained by emailing: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Last Updated on Sunday, 16 February 2014 12:36  


Federated States of Micronesia Ambassador to Fiji, H.E. Gerson Alik Jackson was briefed at the Suva headquarters of the Applied Geoscience and Technology Division (SOPAC) of the Secretariat of the Pacific community (SPC) on Friday 9th March.

This visit was a follow-up to a meeting with the SOPAC Director, Dr Russell Howorth and the Manager of the SPC North Pacific Regional Office, Mr Amena Yauvoli. The senior technical advisers at the SPC/SOPAC Division office who are working with the FSM briefed the Ambassador on five important areas of SPC/SOPAC Division work currently underway for the FSM.