Date: 26 March 2023

March 2023


  • We do not yet know enough about the deep seabed, but many of us here, as well as over 700 scientists, have endorsed the view that we should not be so cavalier about moving forward effectively. We are asking all of us as members of this esteemed body to resist the siren song of industry, which promises millions of quick dollars, but at the risk and expense of our environment, as well as aspects of intergenerational equity and the rights of our future generations.
  • We view that the 2 year rule does not require that the LTC make a recommendation and the Council automatically approve a Plan of Work. 
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