Blue leadership means protecting the ocean, not destroying it.

Date: September 23, 2021

Source: Knack

Author: Sophie Luyten

Writing for Belgium’s Knack, WWF’s Deputy Director, Sophie Luyten warns that we may “…destroy the deep sea before we even know what’s out there”.

At the recent IUCN World Conservation Congress, 55 countries voted in favour of a moratorium on destructive deep-sea mining, with 6 voting against, including Belgium.

WWF’s Sophie Luyten explores what it means to be a ‘blue leader’ and warns of the dangers of supporting deep-sea mining.

Read the article in full here.

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