DSCC priorities for the protection of seamounts and other topographical features in areas beyond national jurisdiction in the Southern Indian Ocean

Date: June 12, 2023

In anticipation of the the tenth Meeting of the Parties of the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA MoP10) in  Balaclava, Mauritius,  in July  2023, the DSCC wishes to draw your attention to the following priorities for action as a part of our collective responsibility for the protection and preservation of deep sea ecosystems here.