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Swiss want moratorium on deep-sea mining

Switzerland, a global commodities trading hub, decided Wednesday to push for a moratorium on commercial exploitation of the international seabed area, which has enormous mineral resources.

Microplastic found in Antarctic krill and salps

A new study led by researchers at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) discovered microplastics in krill (Euphausia superba), a small shrimp-like crustacean, and salps (Salpa thompsoni), a gelatinous marine invertebrate. The ...

A vessel that 'hand-picks' its catch from the seabed

The Arctic Pearl is setting course for the Barents Sea in search of the shellfish delicacy known as the Iceland scallop. It is the first and only vessel of its kind, crammed with new technology that may herald the start of ...

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