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800 2020-11-16 The deep seabed holds vast knowledge about how Earth works. That’s why scientists are finally mapping the ocean floor
Only 20% of the ocean floor has been mapped in any detail because even the most cutting-edge technologies aren’t effective at the greatest depths. But understanding the deep sea is essential to protect people from climate change and natural disasters.
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750 2020-10-19 We don’t really know what’s living in the deep sea – but it’s about to become an industrial zone
The latest gold rush is driving miners to the bottom of the sea. It may seem like a great alternative to sourcing rare-earth minerals for batteries and computer chips – but we don’t really know what’s living so deep beneath the ocean waves, or whether those lifeforms will survive such mining practices.
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