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Interview SUT’s Chief Executive Steve Hall
So I think it is a challenge for society as a whole to encourage people to understand that there is one planet, one ocean, that we’re all interconnected. And that ocean that used to divide us all is actually the thing now which unites us.
ters? Is it possible to extract manganese who knows what down there. rather than an asset on a company’s bal- nodules or ferromanganese crusts from That’s really an exciting thing is if ance sheet, for example. the deep sea bed without completely you’re in your 20s or 30s now, because And it’s those big policy changes that destroying the local ecosystem? We’re it’s probably going to happen in your are sitting there in the background that all aware of these challenges. And even working life. If you’re doing your doc- I think will end up being a signi