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Assessing the desirability of marine phosphate mining amongst strategies for a sustainable supply of phosphates

August 2016

This study was undertaken as part of the Safeguard our Seabed project. It provides a review of the phosphate system, taking into consideration market dynamics, available supply and demand, phosphate uses and options for improved phosphate resource management. It was commissioned in order to promote rational decision-making on the desirability of marine phosphate mining as a phosphate supply strategy.

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