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Deep-sea mining is the new gold rush

As land ressources are running dry, many countries and multinationals are racing to mine the seafloor. Brut Nature met environmental activist Claire Nouvian. She tells us what this new gold rush entails.

06/18/2019 10:55 AM
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  • Paula A.
    06/18/2019 11:10

    They should mine landfills and electronic waste

  • Stephen N.
    06/18/2019 12:16

    Ecosystem will be fine earth is pretty tough it will regenerate mine all of them ores from the bottom of the ocean these environmental terrorists have to be stopped they would have us all living in poverty in mud shacks These resources are here for our use not to lay dormant and unused

  • Allison L.
    06/18/2019 13:21

    OH GAWD NO Like waters aren’t fucked enough

  • Charlotte S.
    06/18/2019 17:35

    Instead of gold back currencies we should have crypto backed currencies

  • Kejendra R.
    06/18/2019 18:06

    Recycle yes. Scrap the sea/ocean floor, only if it's a better alternative than land mining. If done should be done carefully.

  • Ulrike W.
    06/18/2019 20:22

    Stop destroying everything...stop !!!

  • Mian A.
    06/19/2019 03:18

    No it should not be done humans have already brought things to extinction

  • Miguel D.
    06/19/2019 07:45

    In short , humans should stop existing

  • Michael R.
    06/19/2019 08:47

    The funny thing is the Chinese are doing this type of mining in the Philippines Sea

  • Neville R.
    06/19/2019 11:15

    Madness

  • Jophet S.
    06/19/2019 13:44

    Businessman only has power 😥😥and getting rich

  • Amarasiri E.
    06/19/2019 14:36

    Please be vigilant to save them without causing the pollution..

  • Lau C.
    06/19/2019 16:28

    Obviously we can mine on moon & mars

  • Christopher Y.
    06/19/2019 17:09

    isnt that section of ocean highly radiated from Fukushima?

  • Literary K.
    06/19/2019 18:27

    Its okay call the fishes terrorists wipe them out with the help of weapons and then drill it out cause no muslims living on water...... Thanks God

  • Pacify A.
    06/20/2019 00:52

    The greedy Chinese covet want these part of Pacific Ocean we Filipinos partly own. For this crime we want China be destroyed for whatever it will cost.

  • Dale B.
    06/20/2019 01:29

    Environmental extremists go after these people , this is more important than whats done on land.

  • Rockky N.
    06/20/2019 05:03

    Money is a disease

  • Adan S.
    06/20/2019 05:04

    Greety mother fuckers MUST BE STOP !!! NO MORE DESTRUCTION OF OUR WORLD !!!

  • Nyoual A.
    06/20/2019 05:14

    Human Greed!