February 10th, 2023

Articles: Canada's effective moratorium on deep sea mining

During the fifth International Marine Protected Area Congress, Canada effectively confirmed a moratorium in domestic waters, as there is no legal framework to permit this activity.

Find out more about this announcement in these full articles:

  • ‘Imminent threat’: plans to mine the bottom of the ocean raise concerns as Canada announces moratorium – by Francesca Fiona on The Narwhal

  • Canada declares moratorium on deep-sea mining at global ocean conservation summit – by Rochelle Baker on The National Observer

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