Stakeholder consultation on seabed mining

Why this consultation?

Target groups
Public authorities, citizens, companies and organisations concerned with seabed mining are welcome to contribute to this consultation.

Rapid expansion in the capabilities of underwater technology
Concerns about a sustainable supply of raw materials for industry

Possible consequences
Existing extraction activities from seas and oceans, largely in shallow water, could increase
Mining activities in deeper water could begin

Objective of this consultation
This consultation aims to gather opinions concerning these developments in order to help the EU develop its position.

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