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Friday 8 April 2016 | Published in Letters to the Editor

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With the exploitation of many forms of mineral globally, and the resultant oversupply of minerals collapsing global mineral prices, why don’t we just leave the seabed mining of nodules issue alone for a 50-year mandated term for future generations of Cook Islanders to sort out?

With the exploitation of many forms of mineral globally, and the resultant oversupply of minerals collapsing global mineral prices, why don’t we just leave the seabed mining of nodules issue alone for a 50-year mandated term for future generations of Cook Islanders to sort out?


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