Subsea mining moves closer to shore

Subsea mining moves closer to shore

Mining in the deep sea is technically very challenging and at present not economically feasible. However, deposits in coastal areas beneath the shallow, more accessible continental shelf could help to meet the growing demand for mineral resources, conclude researchers. (Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR). Read more at sciencedaily.com

2017-02-10 12:49