The world is drawing closer to the first commercial deep-sea mining operation in history, and the attention from major media outlets has begun to grow. In a recent feature piece entitled “Secret Data, Tiny Islands, and a Quest for Treasure on the Ocean Floor,” the New York Times investigated alarming signs of corruption woven into the heart of the deep-sea mining process. The reporter who broke the story, Eric Lipton, also spoke at length about corruption and the potential perils of deep-sea mining on an episode of the New York Times’ flagship podcast: The Daily. We are thrilled to see the campaign gaining momentum and hope that as you learn more about deep-sea mining, you’ll be inspired to take action with us. If you can, please take a moment to sign the official global letter calling for a moratorium on deep-sea mining, and share it with your friends.
Someone who loves to be both surrounded by people and isolated in nature, Trevor values the dualities within each of us and hopes to leave the world a better place than he found it.
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