Extracting raw materials from the deep-sea is risky. It can destroy large parts of the seabed. A moratorium is aimed at putting a stop to overexploitation.
Deep-sea mining generates ocean noise from the seabed to the water´s surface. International regulation is urgently required to curb underwater noise.
OceanCare documents the dangers of deep-sea mining and warns decision-makers who have it in their power to stop exploitation.