Environmental safeguards being ignored for deep sea mining

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Environmental safeguards being ignored for deep sea mining
Seabed mining machinery Photo: Mike Smith

RADIO NEW ZEALAND | 1 March 2018

A Guam-based lawyer says the international community’s legal position largely ignores environmental safeguards when it comes to Deep Sea Mining.

Blue Ocean Law’s Julian Aguon says the International Seabed Authority does not give due consideration to the precautionary principle or the prevention of transboundary harm when issuing exploration licenses.

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