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International Seabed Authority Meets in Jamaica

Overlooking the large and choppy natural port of Kingston, Jamaica, and surrounded by waving palm trees, the International Seabed Authority (ISA) headquarters hosted the 23rd ISA Annual Session from 8-18 August 2017. Highlights of this session were allowing for Poland to explore an area near the Mid-Atlantic Ridge for polymetallic sulphides mining and the extension of India’s contract for polymetallic nodules exploration. Furthermore, the first draft of the Exploitation Regulations was pub... (read more)