French Minister urged to support calls for a moratorium on deep-sea mining ahead of CBD SBSTTA 24

Date: March 10, 2022

In the run up to the upcoming UN Biodiversity Conference (COP-15), from the 14- 29th March, the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 24) will meet at the Centre International de Conférences Genève to advance the development of a framework to protect nature.

Ahead of SBSTTA 24, the DSCC have joined French environmental groups in calling on French Minister, Barbara Pompili, Minister of the Ecological Transition, to safeguard the health of the ocean by supporting calls for a moratorium on deep-sea mining.

Read the letter sent by Bloom, the DSCC, France Nature Environment and Greenpeace in full here.

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