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Deep sea mining by 2023 gets green light in Pacific

RNZ 30 Jun 2021
Ocean scientists have warned that mining activity should not proceed until more research is conducted into the little known environment of the deep sea. But amid growing interest in polymetallic nodules on the seabed, several Pacific countries, including Nauru, have already sponsored exploration licences for deep sea mining companies.
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