The Economist: Deep-sea mining may soon ease the world’s battery-metal shortage

Taking nickel from rainforests destroys 30 times more life than getting it from the depths

NY Times: Promise and Peril at the Bottom of the Sea

How a mining company and a regulator are balancing billions of dollars in profits against the future of the Pacific.

WSJ: Diving Deep for Battery Metals

As the world shifts toward green alternatives like electric vehicles and solar power, demand for metals needed for batteries has skyrocketed. WSJ’s Yusuf Khan explains mining companies are turning to a new source for metals like cobalt and manganese: the ocean floor.

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