An Overview of Seabed Mining Including the Current State of Development, Environmental Impacts, and Knowledge Gaps

Date: January 10, 2018

Rising demand for minerals and metals, including for use in the technology sector, hasled to a resurgence of interest in exploration of mineral resources located on the seabed. Such resources cannot be considered in isolation of the distinctive, in some cases unique, assemblages of marine species associated with the same habitats and structures.

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