Long-term impacts of deep-sea mineral mining

Long-term impacts of deep-sea mineral mining

Deep-sea nodule mining will cause long-lasting damage to deep-sea life. This study was the first to review all the available information on the impacts of small-scale sea-floor disturbances simulating mining activity. It found clear impacts on marine ecosystems from deep-sea nodule mining activities, which lasted at least for decades. (National Oceanography Centre (NOC). Read more at sciencedaily.com

2017-02-13 12:43