An artist’s rendering of a deep-sea vehicle designed by Dutch company Royal IHC to harvest polymetallic nodules from the seabed. (Royal IHC)

Hurry Up and Wait: Big Decisions on Seabed Mining Remain Unresolved

Todd Woody | 25 July 2018 It felt like Groundhog Day at the International Seabed Authority last week. When delegates to the United Nations-chartered organization met for their annual meeting here, complex issues that have dogged the writing of regulations to govern the mining of the deep sea for valuable minerals once again cast a shadow on […]

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