Domino Albert

6 December, 2021

Press release

For immediate release: 6th December 2021

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) meeting starting in Kingston today (December 6th) should focus on agreeing to a moratorium on deep-sea mining, the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) has said,

The IUCN World Conservation Congress in September 2021 adopted, with overwhelming support from civil society organizations and government agencies, Resolution 069 on the protection of deep-ocean ecosystems and biodiversity through a moratorium on deep-sea mining, including on exploitation regulations by the ISA and reform of the ISA.

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24 June, 2021

REACTION TO BLOOMBERG ARTICLE ON DEEP-SEA MINING

Calls for a Moratorium

An article published in Bloomberg today (24 June) underlines the risks posed by the emerging deep-sea mining industry to the environment, developing countries in the Pacific and beyond, and investors. Critically, it highlights the threat to the deep ocean and the important services it provides, standing between humanity and the worst impacts of climate breakdown. 

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