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Who Owns the Ocean Floor?

The ocean floor teems with metal (at least in spots we’ve targeted so far): copper and nickel, cobalt and silver, even gold. Many consider it the next frontier in mining. Yet much of the ocean remains unstudied,The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea states that the deep-sea minerals found within a nation’s marine boundaries,,, Read more here 18:49