OECD expert meeting in Kiel discussing prospects of marine resourcesNovember 28, 2014 – Kiel.
On 27 and 28 November, GEOMAR, together with the Konsortium Deutsche Meeresforschung (KDM), hosted an international workshop of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on the prospects and challenges of deep-sea mining.
The workshop was attended by 27 world leaders from the mining industry, government, and academia who addressed the economic imperatives of deep-sea mining and the scientific, technological, and regulatory advances necessary for the development of a future deep-sea mining industry. T
he results of the workshop will form part of a comprehensive report of the OECD on the Future Ocean Economy to 2030.
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