Endowment Fund Makes For Strange Seabed-Fellows

Environmental, commercial mining and scientific interests in deep-sea areas may seem to be at odds, but the International Seabed Authority’s Endowment Fund shows the alliance as a successful model for sustainable use of ocean resources.

Promoting Marine Science

The ISA will host a presentation on its Endowment Fund on Wednesday 30 April in Conference Room 5 of the UN headquarters in New York from 1:15 – 2:30pm.

2008 ISA Workshop

A Workshop on Polymetallic Nodule Mining Technology – Current Status and Challenges Ahead will be held in India from 18-22 February 2008.

Interactive Resource Maps

All MAPS are available for download online through the CONTRACTOR main menu and via the Exploration Areas page off the dropdown submenu.