I just bought a polymetallic "manganese" nodule from the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone. Which is actually pretty concerning since contractors shouldn't be able to commercialize high seas minerals yet. So now I get to track down the source of this nodule and find out what it means for the ISA"s mandate that seafloor resources be managed "for the good of mankind".
@DrAndrewThaler Oh, that's scary
@JoeyMaier I suspect it's completely legal. But it'll make for an interesting story.
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