International Seabed Authority

Battle Over Deep-Sea Mining Takes on New Urgency as Trial Run Winds Down

“The seafloor plume is hugging the seafloor,” he said. Still, the company’s own consultants acknowledged it was too early to draw any conclusions. “There is really a lot of data to analyze before you can make an assessment of environmental impacts,” Thomas L. Johnson of DHI Group, hired by the Metals Company to study the […]

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