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October 9, 2023 Cover

Volume 101, Issue 33

The seafloor is rich in minerals vital for a clean energy future, but extracting them could have long-lasting environmental impacts

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Quote of the Week

“We should think a bit harder as a society if we really want to engage in deep-sea mining.”

Matthias Haeckel, marine biogeochemist, Geomar Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research Kiel

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