Protecting the high seas treaty: UN negotiations in final stages

Protecting the oceans from over-exploitation is in focus this week, as Negotiations for a new Treaty of the High Seas are reaching their final stages. Delegates from UN member states are meeting in New York. They are concerned about the impact of unregulated deep-sea mining and factory fishing. Current regulations only cover a distance of 200 nautical miles from the coast. Beyond that in international waters, there is little or no governance.

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