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How rich are deep-sea resources?

My first task as a Lecturer in Earth Sciences at the British Open University, from 1971 onward, was to write teaching materials about the economics, formation and geological setting of metal resources. 635 more words

Environmental Geology And Geohazards


Tinakula volcano of the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific ocean started an eruption on 21 October 2017. Whether or not the volcano is still erupting is everybody’s guess as no more official reports were issued after the 6th of November and satellite imagery is inconclusive. 2,897 more words

Single Volcanoes

Too Many Unknowns: Academic warns against sea-bed mining

Sea-bed mining is as expensive as space exploration and this means small Pacific Island Countries will not dominate if mining the sea-bed is to be allowed, said the… 396 more words