Should deep-sea minerals be part of battery supply chains?
Out of sight is not always out of mind. Most of us have never seen a manganese nodule or a deep-sea octopus, but recent campaigns from WWF, Greenpeace and others have brought the topic of deep-sea mining and biodiversity to the public’s attention.
Should deep-sea mining be allowed to commence? Should minerals of the deep seabed play a role in supply chains of the future?