Voices Calling for a Moratorium: Civil Society

If you are an organization that supports a moratorium on deep-sea mining, click on the button below to get in touch with us and add your name to the list below. As an individual you can also support the call for a moratorium by adding your name to an official letter calling on United Nations and International Seabed Authority representatives to stop deep-sea mining.

  • A Rocha Ghana
  • A Rocha International
  • Action for development
  • AIDA (Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense)
  • Africa Europe Faith & Justice Network
  • African Wildlife Foundation – Kenya HQ
  • Al Shouf Cedar Society
  • Alianza de Derecho Ambiental y Agua
  • Alliance for Future Generations
  • Alliance nationale pour la nature
  • Alterbare A.C.
  • Amnesty International
  • Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition
  • Apeace
  • Arab Women Organization of Jordan
  • Aaranyak
  • Artis Royal Zoo Amsterdam
  • Asi Conserva Chile
  • Asia Pacific Network of Environment Defenders
  • Asociacion Ak’Tenamit
  • Asociacion Amazonicos por la Amazonia
  • Asociacion Amigos del Bosque
  • Asociacion Costa Rica por Siempre
  • Asociacion Herpetologica Espanola
  • Asociacion Terra Nostra
  • Association Argentina De Capitanes Pilotos Y Patrones De Pesca
  • Asociacion Pro Cordillera San Rafael
  • Association Les Amis des Oiseaux
  • Association Nodde Nooto
  • Association of Protestant Churches and Missions in Germany
  • Association Rwandaise des Ecologistes
  • Association Tunisienne de Taxonomie
  • Association of Zoological Gardens
  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums
  • Australian Conservation Foundation
  • Australian Marine Conservation Society
  • Aves y Conservacion
  • Azat Foundation
  • Baanhn Beli
  • Balipara Tract & Frontier Foundation
  • Belize Audubon Society
  • Beneath the Waves
  • Biofutura A.C.
  • Biological Conservation and Research Foundation
  • Birdlife International
  • BirdLife South Africa
  • BirdLife Zimbabwe
  • Bloom
  • Blue Climate Initiative
  • Blue Marine Foundation
  • Bolipara Nari Kalyan Somity
  • Botanical Society of South Africa
  • BRAC
  • Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation
  • Bund Naturschutz in Bayern
  • Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust
  • Calgary Zoological Society
  • Cameroun Ecologie
  • Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
  • Canopy Planet Society
  • Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Caritas Australia
  • Caritas Fiji
  • Caritas PNG
  • Caritas Tonga
  • Catholic Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands
  • Canadian Wildlife Federation
  • CEMDA (Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental)
  • Center for Biological Diversity
  • Centre for Environment Communication
  • Center for Environmental Concerns
  • Center for Environmental Legal Studies
  • Center for Large Landscape Conservation
  • Centre for Media Studies
  • Center for Natural Resource Studies
  • Centre de Suivi Ecologique
  • Centro de Conservación Cetacea
  • Centro Desarrollo y Pesca Sustentable
  • Cheetah Conservation Fund
  • CHIMBO Foundation
  • China Association for NGO Cooperation
  • CIEL (Centre for International Environmental Law)
  • CIES
  • Clayoquot Action
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Coalition Clean Baltic
  • Coconut Wireless
  • Community Development Centre
  • Conservation Alliance of Kenya
  • Conservation Council for Hawai’i
  • Conservation de la Faune Congolaise
  • Conservation Development Foundation
  • Conservation International
  • Conservation Outcomes
  • Conservation Through Public Health
  • Conservation X Labs, Inc.
  • COORG Wildlife Society
  • Copenhagen Zoo
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
  • Corporacion Grupo Randi Randi
  • Council of Pacific Education
  • DAN (Divers Alert Network) Europe
  • Danish Outdoor Council
  • David Suzuki Foundation
  • Dawn Feminist
  • CeDePesca (Centre for Development and Sustainable Fisheries)
  • Deep Sea Mining Campaign
  • DeepWave
  • DEPANA
  • Derecho, Ambiente y Recursos Naturales
  • Diverse Voices And Action for Equality Fiji
  • DSM (Deutsche Stiftung Meeresschutz)
  • Dutch Zoo Association
  • Earth Day Network
  • Earth Island Institute Asia Pacific
  • Earth Law Center
  • Earth League International
  • EarthJustice
  • EarthWorks
  • ECO
  • Eco Redd
  • ECOCEANICA 
  • Ecoceanos
  • Ecological Society of the Philippines
  • Ecologistas en Acción
  • Ecology Action Centre
  • Ecology and Action
  • Edith Kanakaole Foundation
  • Ekos Brazil Institute
  • Endangered Species Foundation 
  • Endangered Wildlife Trust
  • Environmental Justice Foundation
  • Environmental Law Institute
  • European Association of Zoos and Aquaria
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea
  • Exploralis
  • FANAMBY
  • Faunam A.C./PG7
  • Femmes Solidaires
  • Fiji Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Alliance
  • Fisheries Action Coalition Team
  • FishSec (The Fisheries Secretariat)
  • Flora and Fauna International
  • Fondation François Sommer-Fondation International
  • Fondation Nature et Decouvertes
  • Fondation pour la Nature et l’Homme
  • Fondo de Conservacion El Triunfo A.C.
  • Fondo para la Biodiversidad CONABIO
  • Fondo Verde
  • Forets et Developpement Rural
  • Forest & Bird
  • Forest Peoples Programme
  • Forest Stewardship Council A.C.
  • Foundation for Ecological Security
  • France Nature Environnement
  • Friends of the Earth International
  • FRIENDSHIP
  • Fundación Amador-BIOMUSEO
  • Fundación Natura Bolivia
  • Fundación Biodiversidad
  • Fundacion Biosfera del Anahuac A.C.
  • Fundación Cethus
  • Fundación Chito y Nena Kafie
  • Fundación EcoMinga
  • Fundación Entretantos
  • Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano
  • Fundación Global Nature
  • Fundación Habitat y Desarrollo
  • Fundación Humedales
  • Fundación Natura
  • Fundación Naturaleza y Hombre
  • Fundación Moises Bertoni
  • Fundación Oxigeno
  • Fundación para la Proteccion del Mar
  • Fundación Patagonia Natural
  • Fundación ProAves de Colombia
  • Fundación Reserva Esperanza Verde
  • Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina
  • Gallifrey Foundation
  • Game Rangers Association of Africa
  • GEMM
  • George Wright Society
  • GEOTA
  • German NGO Forum on Environment and Development
  • GHADI
  • Global Choices
  • Global Nature Fund
  • Global Ocean Trust
  • GOA Foundation
  • Goncol Alapitvany
  • Green Hand Organization
  • Green Shade
  • GRD (Gesellschaft zur Rettung der Delphine e.V.)
  • Greenpeace
  • Grupo Jaragua
  • Gujarat Ecology Society
  • Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology
  • Hawai’i Conservation Alliance
  • Helsinki Zoo Foundation
  • Herp Conservation Ghana
  • Hombre Naturaleza A.C.
  • Horizon for a Green Environment
  • Human Development Foundation
  • Human Resource Development Network
  • Hustai National Park Trust
  • HUTAN
  • Iceland Nature Conservation Association
  • ICSF (International Collective in Support of Fishworkers)
  • IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)
  • Inuit Circumpolar Council
  • Institute for Ecological Research
  • Institute of Ecological Economy
  • Institute of Rural Management
  • Instituto de Conservación de Ballenas
  • Instituto de Derecho Ambiental, A.C.
  • Instituto Sinchi
  • InterEnvironment Institute
  • International Council of Environmental Law
  • International Fund for Animal Welfare
  • International Network of Engaged Buddhists
  • International Ocean Institute 
  • International Primatological Society
  • IORA Ecological Trust
  • IPSO (International Program on the State of the Ocean)
  • Isha Outreach
  • Island Conservation
  • Island Conservation Society
  • Jamma International
  • Japan Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Jatun Sacha Ecuador
  • Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society
  • Jordanian Society for Organic Farming
  • Kai Palaoa
  • Kalahari Conservation Society
  • Kamehameha Schools
  • Kasali Foundation
  • KASM (Kiwis Against Seabed Mining)
  • Keystone Foundation
  • KFEM (Korean Federation for Environmental Movement)
  • Khama Rhino Sanctuary Trust
  • Kōrero O Te `Ōrau
  • KYMA Sea Conservation & Research
  • Land Research Center
  • Law for a Green Planet Institute
  • Lebanon Reforestation Initiative
  • Leo Foundation
  • Lifescape International Inc – SPECIES
  • Liga de Defensa del Medio Ambiente
  • Lilongwe Wildlife Trust
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Living Oceans Society
  • Loro Parque Fundacion
  • LPN (Liga Para a Protecção de Natureza)
  • Macedonian Ecological Society
  • Madagascar National Parks
  • Madagasikara Voakajy
  • Malawi Environmental Endowment Trust
  • Malpelo Colombia
  • MarAlliance
  • Mar Brasil
  • MareVivo
  • Marine Conservation Institute
  • Marine Conservation Society
  • Marine Research Foundation
  • Mauritian Wildlife Foundation
  • MarViva
  • Mauna Kea Anaina Hou
  • MBOU-MON-TOUR
  • Melanesian Indigenous Land Defense Alliance
  • Mineral Inheritors Rights Association
  • Mining Watch Canada
  • MIRACETI
  • MISA4thePacific
  • MRCC
  • Mulanje Mountain Conservation Trust
  • Namibia Nature Foundation
  • NamibRand Nature Reserve
  • National Fishworkers Forum (NFF)
  • National Geographic Society
  • National Whistleblower Center
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Naturaleza, Tierra y Vida
  • Nature and Life Foundation
  • NatureServe
  • Nature Canada
  • Nature Conservation Management
  • Nature, Environment and Wildlife Society
  • NEKTON
  • NEV
  • New Mexico BioPark Society
  • Notre Grand Bleu
  • NRDC
  • OCC
  • Ocean Care
  • Ocean Rebellion
  • Ocean Seas Our Future
  • Oceana
  • Oceans For Generations
  • Oceans North
  • Oikumene Pacific
  • OMCAR Foundation
  • On the EDGE Conservation
  • O projeto 
  • OSOF (Our Seas Our Future)
  • Ouwehand Zoo Foundation
  • Ozeanien-Dialog
  • Pacific Blue Line
  • Pacific Peoples’ Partnership
  • Pairi Daiza Foundation
  • PANG
  • Panthera France
  • Para la Naturaleza
  • PARC (Pacific Asia Resource Center)
  • Parliamentarians For Global Action
  • Parque Natural Metropolitano
  • Paso Pacifico
  • Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
  • Pazifik-Informationsstelle
  • Peace Movement Aotearoa
  • Peace Parks Foundation
  • Pelagos
  • Pesca ONG
  • Pew Charitable Trusts
  • PIANGO – Pacific Islands Association of NGOs
  • Polish Zero Waste Association
  • Population Matters
  • Preserve Planet
  • Pretoma
  • Princess Alia Foundation
  • Projeto Baleia Franca
  • Pronatura, A.C
  • Pronatura / Friends of the Earth Switzerland
  • Pronaturaleza
  • Proteccion del Medio Ambiente Tarija
  • PROVITA
  • Proyecto Aldea Global
  • Quercus
  • Rainforest Trust
  • Rasmussen Family Foundation
  • Re: wild
  • Reforestamos Mexico A.C.
  • Regional Community Forestry Training Center
  • Research and Development Centre Nepal
  • ResourceAfrica South Africa
  • ResourceAfrica United Kingdom
  • Revive & Restore
  • Reweaving the Ecological Mat Youth
  • Royal Botanic Garden
  • Royal Society for Protection of Nature
  • Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature
  • Royal Zoological Society of Antwerp
  • RSPB
  • SACAN Foundation
  • San Diego Zoo Global
  • Save Our Seas Foundation
  • Sister’s Home
  • Sciaena
  • Seas at Risk
  • SharkLife
  • Shark project 
  • Singapore Zoological Gardens
  • Skansen Foundation
  • Snow Leopard Foundation
  • Socialist Aotearoa
  • Sociedad Geologica de Espana
  • Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental
  • Society for Conservation Biology
  • Society of Entrepreneurs & Ecology
  • Solwota Sister
  • Southern African Wildlife College
  • South Durban Community Environmental Alliance
  • SPDA
  • Species360
  • SpeSeas
  • St. Louis Zoological Park
  • Stop Ecocide Campaign
  • Student Christian Movement of the Philippines
  • Sungi Development Foundation
  • Sustainable Ocean Alliance
  • Swiss Academy of Sciences
  • Sylvia Earle Alliance (DBA Mission Blue)
  • Synchronicity Earth
  • SystExt
  • Taraqee Foundation
  • TBA21 Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary
  • TERRE Policy Centre
  • Tetiaroa Society
  • Thardeep Rural Development Programme
  • The Born Free Foundation
  • The Catholic Justice & Peace Commission of the Archdiocese of Brisbane
  • The Corbett Foundation
  • The Future We Need
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • The Ocean Foundation
  • The Oxygen Project
  • The Samdhana Institute Incorporated
  • The Sibthorp Trust
  • The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel
  • The WILD Foundation
  • The Wilderness Society
  • Thinking Animals, Inc.
  • Tiers Monde
  • Turkish Marine Research Foundation
  • Turtle Conservancy
  • Tuvalu Climate Action Network
  • Twycross Zoo, East Midland Zoological Society
  • UK Youth For Nature
  • University of Jordan
  • University of Saint Louis Tuguegarao Senior High School Supreme Student Government
  • Unnayan Onneshan
  • USP Human Rights Alumni
  • Association
  • Vanuatu Environmental Science Society
  • Vanuatu Surfing Association
  • Victoria Amazonica Foundation
  • VITALIS A.C.
  • Waddensea Society
  • WCS
  • Whose Knowledge?
  • Wilderness Foundation
  • Wildlands Conservation Trust
  • Wildlife ACT Fund Trust
  • Wildlife Clubs of Kenya
  • Wildlife Conservation Nepal
  • Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Wildlife Conservation Trust
  • WildlifeDirect Kenya
  • Wildlife Protection Society of India
  • Wildlife Trust of India
  • Wildlife Watch Group
  • Wildscreen
  • Women4Oceans
  • World Association of Zoos and Aquariums
  • World Resources Institute
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Belgium
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Brasil
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Finland
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Greece
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Hong Kong
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Hungary
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – India
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Japan
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Malaysia
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Netherlands
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Norway
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – South Africa
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Sweden
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Switzerland
  • World Wide Fund for Nature
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – U.K.
  • World Wide Fund – Pakistan
  • WFFP (World Forum of Fisher People)
  • WWF (World Wildlife Fund)
  • WWF Australia
  • WWF Austria
  • WWF Canada
  • WWF Deutschland
  • WWF Italy
  • WWF New Zealand
  • WWF Poland Foundation
  • WWF US
  • Young Solwara Pacific
  • Youth Alliance for Environment
  • Zoo Leipzig
  • Zoological Society of London