The wide open possibility of the high seas

03/23/23, The Indicator (09:16)


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Summary: The new “High Seas Treaty” is out and lays out a plan to govern maritime activity with a goal of preserving biodiversity. The Indicator speaks with an expert who underscores the importance of this agreement as companies and government eye high-tech fishing and deep seabed mining. The current situation in the high-seas may be news to many, but it is a clear-cut example the age-old tragedy of the commons.

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