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Environmental threats of seafloor mining to the Twilight Zone

A team of researchers from a wide range of oceanographic research centers worldwide recently published an opinion article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that concludes seafloor mining has the potential to significantly disrupt the ocean’s twilight zone. Despite this, very little consideration is given to mid-water ecosystems when evaluating the…

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