deep sea ecosystems

7 February, 2022

Source: Science Direct

Authors: Alan J. Jamieson, Todd Bond, Victor Vescovo

One of the concerns around deep sea mining is the time it is likely to take for previously undisturbed deep sea ecosystems to recover. A new study supports this theory, having found zero recovery of a large-scale anthropogenic sediment disturbance on the Pacific seafloor after 77 years at 6460 m depth.

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