News-in-Transition

24 December 2017

 - Earlier this year, The Economist produced a video shedding light on a process which will take place out of sight and out of mind, potentially causing catastrophic destruction to more of earth’s ecosystems while very few are even aware of it.

Deep sea explorers continue to discover new forms of sea life in the depths of the world’s ocean, but our oceans are being pursued by mining companies as a huge potential market for minerals extraction.

“The next frontier of mining is going to be in the ocean, because there’s a lot of these rare earth elements and minerals in the sea.”

The seabed contains potentially trillions of dollars worth of gold alone, as well as copper, cobalt, and many other minerals useful in the production of technology and consumer items. The process is highly controversial, and activists have been working for years to stop this before it starts. Essentially, giant remote-operated equipment is sent to the sea floor to grind up and disintegrate the bed, and material is pumped to containment vessels at the surface.

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