The future of international regulation of the deep seabed has been jeopardized by the Informal Composite Negotiating Text. The author explains why the production restrictions within the text are unduly harsh and overprotective of land-based mineral producers.
Theodore M. Beuttler,
The Composite Text and Nodule Mining--Over-Regulation as a Threat to the Common Heritage of Mankind,
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