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Jan 05, 2021

Researchers call for cautious progress in deep sea mining

Researchers call for cautious progress in deep sea mining

University of Queensland (UQ) researchers have urged for regulatory caution in a new paper which emphasises just how little is known about the potential impacts of deep sea mining (DSM).  DSM is the process of retrieving minerals from the ocean floor at depths of up to 5km. Depending on the type of mineral, DSM can…

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