The first part of the 27th Session of the International Seabed Authority is in full swing. Watch to public portions of the negotiations here: https://isa.org.jm/web-tv
While the Earth Negotiations Bulletin usually provides unbiased daily coverage of these negotiations, unfortunately, the ISA Secretariat opted not to contract ENB for this year. The only organization providing highlight updates from the meeting is the Deep-sea Conservation Coalition, who are publishing their daily Views and Analysis.
The Guardian: The race to mine the deep sea
Stuff, NZ: New Zealand giving ‘green light’ to sea bed mining in ungoverned Pacific waters
Offshore Engineer: Sustainable Seabed Mining: Impossible Mining Partners Up with Boskalis
Freethink: Is the Salton Sea hiding enough lithium to power America?
Pew: To Protect Vast Area of Pacific Ocean From Seabed Mining, International Body Should Strengthen Rules