Solomon islands push back on seabed mining

Date: May 25, 2022

Source: The Island Sun

Author: Eddie Osifelo

Solomon Islands’ Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification Permanent Secretary Dr Christopher Vehe said this week that “Solomon Islands is not ready to welcome deep-sea mining.”

Solomon Islands and China are currently formalising a Blue Economy Memorandum of Understanding covering activities including deep-sea mining.

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