Deep sea mining techniques have sparked controversy before due to the potential for environmental damage. Photo: Xinhua Deep sea mining techniques have sparked controversy before due to the potential for environmental damage. Photo: Xinhua
Deep sea mining techniques have sparked controversy before due to the potential for environmental damage. Photo: Xinhua
India

India plans to dive deep for valuable minerals scattered on the seabed. But at what cost?

  • Once thought to be too costly and difficult, industrial-scale sea mining could now begin as early as 2019 – though it may cause irreversible damage

Topic |   India
Deep sea mining techniques have sparked controversy before due to the potential for environmental damage. Photo: Xinhua Deep sea mining techniques have sparked controversy before due to the potential for environmental damage. Photo: Xinhua
Deep sea mining techniques have sparked controversy before due to the potential for environmental damage. Photo: Xinhua
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