deep-sea mining

30 June, 2022

Today, would-be miners, The Metals Company, submitted an updated registration statement to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Businesses are obliged by law to present an honest summary of the potential risks for investors and if businesses are found to have withheld information on the financial risks of their enterprise, they may face legal consequences.

Continue reading Risks of deep-sea mining outlined in a prospective mining company’s latest U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing

19 April, 2022


An article which appeared in the LA Times today has raised serious concerns about the conduct, integrity and effectiveness of the International Seabed Authority (ISA), the intergovernmental body charged by the UN with safeguarding the deep ocean. 

Continue reading Civil society reacts to reports of a catalog of criticism levelled at the International Seabed Authority and calls for an immediate independent review