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The Latest Insights into Submarine Cables and Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction

Friday, 30 June 2017

LYMINGTON, United Kingdom—There is much anticipation and anxiety in the air at the United Nations in New York City, USA this July. Many observers understand that a potentially very significant change in the international law regarding oceans looms ahead. The forthcoming PrepCom 4 meeting, held at the UN headquarters, will review many complex issues associated with activities on the high seas beyond national jurisdiction. Issues include both scientific and legal aspects arising under the United Nations Law of the Sea Convention (UNCLOS)—one of the world’s most successful pieces of international legislation.

ICPC Issues a New Recommendation on Submarine Cable Operations and Deep Seabed Mining

Friday, 23 June 2017

LYMINGTON, United Kingdom—The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) has issued its much-awaited Recommendation No. 17 titled: Submarine Cable Operations in Deep Seabed Mining Concessions Designated by the International Seabed Authority. The Recommendation is now publicly available upon request via:

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