9 February, 2023

Media release

9th February 2023

Today, during a leadership forum at IMPAC5 in Vancouver, Canada called for no deep-sea mining to take place, if protection of the marine environment from harm cannot be ensured. The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) calls on the Canadian government to increase its ambition and call for a moratorium on the risky industry.

Continue reading Canada must raise ambition and hit the brakes on deep-sea mining

27 January, 2023

39 international and national environmental non-governmental organizations, including the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition which comprises 108 non-governmental organizations, sent a letter to Canadian Ministers to urge them to announce support for a moratorium on deep-sea mining during the Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5), which is being hosted by Canada on 3-9 February in Vancouver.

Read the full letter here.