Proposals to mine the ocean floor could do irreversible damage to deep-sea ecosystems

(Natural News) A new study looks at the potential damaging impacts of current global plans to mine the ocean floor, including physical destruction of deep-sea ecosystems by mining operations. The oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth’s surface, of which 90 percent is considered deep sea. Despite this vastness, the seas and oceans are the least explored…

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