By Jena Griffiths | March 14, 2021
I’m really concerned about the possibility and consequences of allowing deep sea mining of cobalt rich nodules on the ocean floor that are home to numerous species. Scroll down towards end of this interactive guide by the Guardian news. We don’t know enough about this sensitive habitat and the consequences of destroying it.
Better these plunderers go into space to mine lifeless astroids for the minerals they seek than reek havoc with our fragile and little understood ecosystems on the ocean floor.