Seabed Mining and Approaches to Governance of the Deep Seabed

  title={Seabed Mining and Approaches to Governance of the Deep Seabed},
  author={Kirsten F. Thompson and Kathryn Ann Miller and Duncan E. J. Currie and P. A. Johnston and D. Greenpeace Santillo},
  journal={Frontiers in Marine Science},
-Commercial seabed mining seems imminent, highlighting the urgent need for coherent, effective policy to safeguard the marine environment. -Reconciling seabed mining with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will be difficult because minerals extraction will have irreversible consequences that could lead to the loss of habitats, species and ecosystems services. -A dialogue needs to take place around social, cultural, environmental and economic costs and benefits. -Governance of… 

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