UK government backs global moratorium on deep sea mining

Cecilia Keating
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Credit: Gladstone Taylor, Greenpeace
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Credit: Gladstone Taylor, Greenpeace

Government u-turns on deep sea mining, pledging to back ban until environmental impact of practice is better understand

The UK government has confirmed for the first time it will back a moratorium on deep sea mining until the practice's environmental impacts are better understood, caving to significant opposition to its...

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