The Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) Conference of Parties (COP) concluded on 17 February with the adoption of a Resolution which urges member countries not to engage in, or support, deep-sea mining.
European Parliament responds to Norway's decision to open the Arctic to deep-sea mining by callen for a global moratorium on the industry
International activists and environmental organisations gathered outside the Norwegian Parliament on Tuesday as the vote to approve the opening for deep sea mining was passed.
The Fossil of the Day Award is a daily award given during the annual UNFCCC COP to those countries who “are the best at being the worst and doing the most to do the least”.
As the ISA now begins preparations for its 29th session in 2024, key issues beyond the mining code still remain unsolved.
30/10/23 - This week countries will convene in Kingston, Jamaica for the International Seabed Authority’s Council meeting to negotiate a mining code that, if agreed and adopted, would open up our ocean to the largest mining operation humanity has ever seen.
Today activists from around the world joined forces in a joint protest against Norway’s plans to open 281,000 square kilometers of its ocean – an area larger than the size of the UK
The ISA Assembly meeting concludes today, ending three weeks of intense deep-sea mining negotiations in which no mining code was agreed or adopted in a fresh blow to prospective deep-sea mining companies.
This week countries from around the world will convene in Kingston, Jamaica to negotiate rules and regulations that if agreed and adopted, would open up our ocean to the largest mining operation humanity has ever seen.
The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) renewed its calls for a moratorium on deep-sea mining after a scientific paper was released warning of “alarmingly high” concentrations of radiation in polymetallic nodules.