TALLINN – The government on Thursday approved Estonia's joining of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage, which, among other things, provides a legal framework for controlling the activity of treasure hunters in international waters.
"Estonia is a maritime country and both in our waters and in international waters near us there is a lot of underwater heritage that needs protection. Diving to the wrecks of sunken ships and underwater structures is becoming more and more popular and unfortunately, the violation of wrecks ...
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