Check out the top stories from the deep, taken from coverage between 16 January – 23 January 2023
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Governments around the world have the opportunity to halt the loss of nature at a UN biodiversity conference from 7-19 December 2022. Throughout the 15th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, or CBD COP15, the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition remind decision makers on Deep Day not to ignore the largest biome on Earth and the threats it faces.
Ahead of UNFCCC COP27 starting in Egypt, a new scientific report highlights the important role of the deep ocean in mitigating climate change and warns of the serious threats the deep sea faces from human activity, including deepwater oil & gas extraction, deep-sea trawling, and the emerging deep-sea mining industry. “Undisturbed: the deep ocean’s vital role in safeguarding us from crises”, published today, and co authored by leading scientists, emphasizes the crucial role that the deep ocean plays in our planet.