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On 8 February 2013, the International Seabed Authority received an application for approval of a plan of work for exploration for polymetallic nodules in the Area from UK Seabed Resources Ltd.
She says the International Seabed Authority, which has jurisdiction over the open seas outside national territories, has done too little to investigate and regulate the potential for environmental damage.
The technology transfer provisions have been voided, the International Seabed Authority structure altered so as to seat the U.
China has already signed a contract with the UN-backed International Seabed Authority to gain rights to explore polymetallic sulphide ore deposit in Indian Ocean over the next 15 years.
Such a regime could be administered by the International Seabed Authority (ISA) under the umbrella of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLS) but this domain is still a minefield of uncertainty and controversy for a range of reasons.
WHEN THE INTERNATIONAL SEABED Authority based in Kingston, Jamaica, posted an editor's position for their online and print publications, writer Denise Campbell Laidler apphed.
51) Chief among the concerns is the perceived lack of power the United States would wield on the International Seabed Authority ("ISA"), (52) the body created by the treaty to resolve disputes on seabed claims.
It seems that under current rules, which were written to cover mining and fishing, even if one company must have a license from the International Seabed Authority for mining a particular site (and must share the profits), another company can remove some of the site's microbes, discover it has reaped the cure to cancer, and keep all the money it makes.