China has plans afoot to extract uranium from seawater. Photo: Shutterstock China has plans afoot to extract uranium from seawater. Photo: Shutterstock
China has plans afoot to extract uranium from seawater. Photo: Shutterstock
China science

Can the ocean fuel China’s nuclear boom?

  • Beijing is planning to build a facility capable of extracting uranium from seawater in 10 years’ time
  • China is promoting the development of nuclear power plants but its uranium reserves will only last another five years

Topic |   China science
China has plans afoot to extract uranium from seawater. Photo: Shutterstock China has plans afoot to extract uranium from seawater. Photo: Shutterstock
China has plans afoot to extract uranium from seawater. Photo: Shutterstock
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