What can we do to prevent the destruction of Earth’s habitability by deep sea mining?

By Jena Griffiths | September 3, 2023

The interests of 8 billion people and all of life on Earth are currently in the hands of 36 individuals. What can we do to prevent the destruction of fragile ecosystems that underpin Earth’s habitability?

Read Dr Sylvia Earle’s thoughts on deep sea mining
Unfortunately the original full length video has now been removed.
However, you can still watch an excerpt from the original video below, from 1hr 02 into the discussion.
Start at 59 minutes in for the context.

Right now it’s a privilege to be alive. Why destroy the fragile deep ocean ecosystems on which we depend?

It’s up to each of us to do whatever we can to alert others to what is happening right under our noses.

Instead of turning a blind eye to the destruction of these sensitive ecosystems we can support viable alternatives. One example would be lobbying for and/or investing in salt and sulfate batteries. Read here about miracle breakthroughs in sulfur batteries that don’t require rare earth minerals.

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