“With the increasing global demand for metals and minerals, many land-based deposits are being depleted or are being exploited at an increasingly intensive pace to meet an ever-increasing demand. Seabed contains large quantities of metals and minerals. Land-based deposits of similar composition have been exhausted on much of the planet.”
The Rio Grande Rise is an almost completely unstudied, geologically intriguing, ecologically mysterious, potential lost continent in the deep south Atlantic. And it also...
Taking a systems approach to deep sea mining shows engaging the public is key to the sustainable development and governance of the industry.