Monthly Archives: March 2012

Aotearoa is not for sale!

For those of intending to go to this demo please make a placard for KASM. Kiwi’s against seabed mining. If you make a photo and send a message to the contact page of http://kasm.weebly.com/ I’ll give you an email address to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Dredging Namibia’s phosphate dredge

Seabed mining threatening the Namibian coast: The incongruous connection between a comforting bowl of breakfast cereal and marine mining was triggered by reading a public document: one which announces that an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) recently lodged with Government by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

‘One spark and we’ll have another Piper Alpha on our hands’: Explosive gas leak from ‘well from hell’ threatens repeat of Britain’s deadliest rig disaster

Fears are growing that a single spark could lead to a repeat of Britain’s deadliest rig disaster. A huge toxic gas leak spewing from a North Sea oil well may lead to an explosion like that seen in the Piper … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hopes of big money in controversial seabed mine

Seabed mining pressure is mounting on Waikato’s west coast amid fears that it could damage the unique coastline and its endangered wildlife. Trans-Tasman Resources has lodged two new exploration permits with NZ Petroleum and Minerals covering 333,090 hectares of ocean … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

New Website for KASM

It took us a while but we finally got around to it. Our old website we knew was way past the sell by date but as it was also a treasure trove of research and information we were also hesitant … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Mining protest on film

Via Vera More than 100 people gathered at Raglan’s Ngarunui Beach on Sunday to take part in the filming of an anti-seabed mining protest video. Supporters, many of them local residents, marched down the beach with picket signs while shouting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Explosive gas cloud spewing from leaking ‘well from hell’ off British coast is growing and could take six months to stop, experts warn

A giant explosive cloud hanging over a North Sea rig could take six months to clear and may expand towards the Scottish coast, it was warned today. The huge underwater reservoir tapped by oil giant Total’s Elgin platform, which sits … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment