Posts Tagged ‘International Seabed Authority (ISA)’

Deep-sea mining delayed amidst environmental opposition

Monday, July 24th, 2023
Deep-sea mining

The expected commencement of industrial-scale deep-sea mining for metals in the Pacific Ocean has been put on hold following opposition from environmental organisations and several nations. The metals are used in car batteries. The International Seabed Authority (ISA), a United Nations body that administers vast mining-licence areas in international waters, announced the need for additional Read more