Author: Natasha Donn
Source: Portugal Resident
“Deep-sea mining is not a question we can ask today because it is completely out of the question in the coming decades”, said the Minister of Economy & Sea for Portugal, António Costa Silva, “We don’t know very well how the sea works. We know 5% of the sea. We need to know the dynamics of the oceans first”.
The minister was in the Azores, having had a meeting with the regional government to discuss, among other things, the creation of an Atlantic University in the archipelago, “to attract international researchers”.
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