Seabed mining could destroy ecosystems

Seabed mining could destroy ecosystems


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Mining on the ocean floor could do irreversible damage to deep-sea ecosystems, says a new study of seabed mining proposals around the world. The deep sea (depths below 200m) covers about half of the Earth’s surface and is home to a vast range of species…

Read Full Article, Science Daily (01-22-2018)

Environmental Uncertainties Halt Deep Sea Mining; IPS (12-18-2012)

Mining For Smartphones – “Coast, Coral and Community,” A Documentary Series; by ©Friends Of The Earth (05-29-2014)

Mining For Smartphones: Devastation In Indonesia, Bangka Islands; by Friends Of The Earth (11-24-2012)

Papua New Guinea’s Seabed To Be Mined For Gold And Copper; Guardian UK (08-08-2012)

Surfers Oppose Cornwall Mining Plans; Guardian, UK (02-08-2013)

Aragonite worth billions is being mined in the Bahamas; Caribbean Webcrat International (05-10-2014)

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