The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) has launched Game Over as part of a campaign for a moratorium on deep-sea mining (DSM).

Date: August 4, 2020

Source: Scuba Diver Mag

Game Over, based on the original Space Invaders arcade game, highlights the risks posed by the mining industry to the health of the ocean and humankind.

Game Over aims to build greater public understanding of the potential impacts of DSM and support for a global moratorium on by engaging users in the retro game, pitting a deep-sea dwelling Dumbo octopus against the onslaught of deep-sea mining machinery. Crucially, game players are encouraged to take action in defence of the deep by emailing world leaders at the end of the game, calling on them to support a global moratorium on the destructive industry.

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