Deep-sea mining may wipe out species we have only just discovered

Elin Angharad Thomas, Queen’s University Belfast Deep sea hydrothermal vents harbour some of the most extraordinary species on our planet. Lying at two to three kilometres below the surface, these extreme, insular ecosystems are powered, not by the sunlight-driven photosynthesis … Continue reading Deep-sea mining may wipe out species we have only just┬ádiscovered