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Seafloor mining opponents square off

Seafloor mining proponents and environmentalists are squaring off on the future of so-called green metals.

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A white paper commissioned by DeepGreen Metals concedes ocean-floor mining will impact biodiversity, but less so in all five assessed categories than land-based operations

Divisions between the parties were laid out in two recent white papers, one a review of scientific literature sponsored by non-governmental organisations entitled, 'Predicting the impacts of