This content is not available in your region

Takeaway: sea mining

Takeaway: sea mining
By Euronews

<p>Deep ocean floor has never been mined for resources</p> <p>That is about to change</p> <p>Mining companies may launch deep-sea mining by 2018</p> <p>Environmental consequences remain unknown</p> <p>Researchers are rushing to fill the data gaps</p> <p>Tests on corals may show how badly marine life will suffer</p> <p>Science-based regulations can help control the damage</p>