Concluding arguments in a case which could set international precedents for deep seabed mining were heard today, in Wellington, New Zealand.
Source: Yahoo News / Reuters
Authors: Sonali Paul & Gyles Beckford
New Zealand decides this week whether to approve an underwater iron-ore operation that would likely become the world’s first commercial metals mine at the bottom of the sea.
Source: Huff Post, TED Weekends
Author: Richard Steiner
It may be understandable that a terrestrial primate such as ourselves would pay little attention to a world so foreign, inaccessible, and inhospitable as the deep sea, but with growing threats to the region, it’s time we do so.