BBC News – Deep sea mining ‘gold rush’ moves closer

Conservation experts have long warned that mining the seabed will be highly destructive and could have disastrous long-term consequences for marine life.

The ISA study itself recognizes that mining will cause “inevitable environmental damage”.

But the report comes amid what a spokesman describes as “an unprecedented surge” of interest from state-owned and private mining companies.

via BBC News – Deep sea mining 'gold rush' moves closer.

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A Maori/Scots New Zealander transplanted to Canada. Grandmother, academic, indigenous scholar, sometime singer, sometime activist, who cares passionately about our world.
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