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UH professor joins warning on deep-sea mining

  • COURTESY NOAA OFFICE OF OCEAN EXPLORATION AND RESEARCH

    A team of scientists is warning of the unavoidable damage deep-sea mining would inflict on biodiversity. Cayman vent shrimp gather at a hydrothermal vent.

A University of Hawaii oceanography professor is among an international team of scientists, economists and legal scholars warning that loss of biodiversity needs to be counted among the unavoidable and possibly irrevocable costs of deep-sea mining. Read more

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