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Seafloor Surprises – What We Are Learning

Opportunities from mining metals like manganese and cobalt to developing new drugs are being found by researchers who are examining our oceans more carefully. Polymetallic nodules, sometimes referred to as “a battery in a rock”, have attracted particular attention. By volume, the oceans provide an astonishing 99 percent of the planet’s living space. We have a lot to learn about these complex and fragile environments.

By |2022-10-20T07:00:06-07:00October 20th, 2022|Our Amazing Earth|2 Comments

On Beyond Lithium – Part 1

Renewable energy from sunlight, water, and wind plays an important role worldwide—and renewable storage is essential to reduce imbalances between energy demand and energy production. We need to develop much more storage capacity; fortunately, there are efficient storage technologies already in use, as well as innovative alternative approaches under development.

By |2022-07-07T07:05:02-07:00July 7th, 2022|Our Amazing Earth|8 Comments
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