Environmentalists call on Norway to stop plans for deep-sea mining

Date: April 12, 2021

Source: Leader Post
Author: Reuters

Six environmental organizations, including the World Wildlife Fund and Greenpeace, on Monday called on Norway to stop plans to open ocean areas for deep-sea mining.

The government in January launched a process to open areas on its extended continental shelf for exploring and producing minerals from the ocean floor, with plans to issue the first licenses as early as 2023.

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