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Ocean’s Monopoly: How Nations Use Science to Conquer the Sea
A look into the complex world of ocean bed ownership and how nations are vying for their own piece of the puzzle.
What if a country didn’t end at the coastline but would simply continue under water?
A territory the size of a continent would come up – a territory uncontrolled and open for seizure.
But who owns the sea bed, is it territory still to…
The fact that the world’s oceans cover three-quarters of the earth’s surface once meant very little to governments around the world.
This changed when water exploration teamed with…