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Pacific Talanoa: deep sea mining is no answer to the climate crisis
Over 1.5 million square kilometres of the Pacific Ocean is under deep sea mining exploration leasehold. Promoted by the deep sea miner as an answer to the ‘green’ transition and climate action, it is poised to be the largest mining operation in history. But what is deep sea mining? Has it started yet? Can mining our deep seas be an answer to climate action? What will be the impacts on ecosystems and humans? Join this session with frontline Pacific voices in a talanoa (conversation) who are standing up, resisting, and mobilising against deep sea mining.
Contributors: Dr Claire Slatter, Pacific Blue Line Collective, FijiJonathan Mesulam, Coordinator, Alliance of Solwara Warriors, Papua New GuineaAlanna Smith, Te Ipukarea Society, Cook IslandsPelenatita Kara, Civil Society Forum Tonga Moderator: Nat Lowrey, Deep Sea Mining Campaign