Security & Strategic Review - February 2024

CHILE: Global optimism, local concern over marine wildlife

On 16 January Chile’s senate ratified the United Nations (UN) High Seas Treaty, which aims to establish protected marine areas. The decision received international praise as a strong signal of the country’s ambition to address issues such as pollution, deep-sea mining, intensive fishing, and other activities which threaten marine biodiversity. However, one week earlier, the government presented legislation which aimed to “modernise” or accelerate the country’ environmental permits system, a move which has caused concern among environmental activists.

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