May 06, 2021
China’s Deep-Sea Motivation for Claiming Sovereignty Over the South China Sea
By Mark Crescenzi and Stephen Gent
At the bottom of the contested waters lies a supply of the rare earth minerals crucial to China’s tech ambitions.
November 16, 2019
Scramble for the Indo-Pacific Seabed
By Drake Long
China is poised to dominate seabed mining – if it ever becomes feasible, that is.
August 30, 2013
The Deep Sea Resources Rush
Exploitation of seafloor minerals appears imminent. But do we really understand the potential impact?