#94 - Opening Up The Ocean Floor


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The International Seabed Authority has issued 29 exploration licenses for deep sea mining. But with the deep sea falling under the protections of outdated international agreements and largely remaining a mystery, how can we be sure mining the ocean floor won't bring about ecological destruction?

Ngenge Sasa - Local Level Government President in Balopa LLG, Manus Province, Papua New Guinea and Member of the Alliance of Solwara Warriors.
Elsa Dominish - Senior Research Consultant at the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology Sydney.
Duncan Currie - Legal and Policy Advisor to the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition.

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