Shallow-water mining isn’t the eco alternative to deep-sea mining, study says

2022-10-17 05:51
Concerns about the environmental impacts of deep-sea mining have increased over the past few years, and for good reason: nearly 77% of the seafloor, home to highly unique biodiversity, has not been mapped or explored. To sidestep debates over the deep sea, some companies and countries are turning to shallow seabed mining, under the assumption […]