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NZ criticised for abstention in vote on deepsea mining

RNZ 19 Sep 2021
The motion received support from most countries, but Greenpeace Aotearoa seabed mining campaigner James Hita said New Zealand's government continued to fall behind the rest of the world in preserving oceans ... Hita said deepsea mining was one of the greatest threats facing the oceans, especially in the Pacific.
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NZ criticised over abstention in vote on deepsea mining

RNZ 19 Sep 2021
The motion received support from most countries, but Greenpeace Aotearoa seabed mining campaigner James Hita said New Zealand's government continued to fall behind the rest of the world in preserving oceans. He said deepsea mining was one of the greatest threats facing the oceans, especially in the Pacific.
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Pacific groups write to UK for support against deep sea mining

RNZ 15 Apr 2021
Pacific civil society groups have written to the British government seeking support on calls for an international deepsea mining moratorium. The United Kingdom is being urged to use its ocean leaderhip position to encourage a moratorium on deepsea mining regulations being developed at the UN-backed International Seabed Authority.
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Collapse of PNG deep-sea mining venture sparks calls for moratorium

The Observer 15 Sep 2019
The “total failure” of PNG’s controversial deep sea mining project Solwara 1 has spurred calls for a Pacific-wide moratorium on seabed mining for a decade ... Deep-sea mining to turn oceans into ‘new industrial frontier’ ... Deepsea mining has proven contentious wherever it has been proposed and trialled across the world.
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