Pew Urges Strengthening of Government of Naurus Environmental Impact Statement on Seabed Mining

Pew Urges Strengthening of Nauru’s Statement on Seabed Mining

The Pew Charitable Trusts, on behalf of the Code Project, submitted comments to the Government of Nauru urging significant strengthening of its environmental impact statement (EIS). Nauru Ocean Resources Inc., a mining company, developed the EIS and submitted it in advance of a deep-sea mining equipment test, scheduled to take place in 2022. The Code Project is a Pew-sponsored coalition of scientists, lawyers and regulatory experts brought together to analyze the International Seabed Authority’s rules governing mining activities in the deep ocean beyond national jurisdictions.

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as “superbugs,” are a major threat to modern medicine. But how does resistance work, and what can we do to slow the spread? Read personal stories, expert accounts, and more for the answers to those questions in our four-week email series: Slowing Superbugs.