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European Parliament Calls for a Moratorium on Deep-Sea Mining

European Parliament Calls for a Moratorium on Deep-Sea Mining

TODD WOODY on OCEANS DEEPLY | 1 February 2018 As the International Seabed Authority (ISA) drafts regulations to govern the mining of the ocean for valuable minerals, the European Parliament has called for a ban on seabed mining until the environmental impacts and risks of disturbing unique deep-sea ecosystems are understood. In a resolution, the […]

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ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY | 11 January 2018 JAMAICA, Kingston – – The Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority has released the submissions from member States and other stakeholders to the “Draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area” (ISBA/23/LTC/CRP.3*) issued by the Secretariat on 25 August 2017, including responses to the list of […]

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Mining the Ocean

Oceans Deeply Talks: Mining the Ocean

IAN EVANS on OCEANS DEEPLY | 4 October 2017 “In the latest episode of Deeply Talks, Todd Woody, News Deeply’s executive editor for environment, speaks with Conn Nugent, director of the Pew Charitable Trusts’ seabed mining project, Kristina Gjerde, a senior high seas adviser at the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Matthew Gianni, cofounder of the Deep […]

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