More than a million square miles of the deep sea’s floor have remained untouched for millennia. But that is changing rapidly. Industry and alternative energy solutions drive the rising demands for ocean minerals. Seabed mining also offers an attractive solution as deforestation criticisms rise and terrestrial supplies decline.
The Nassau County Gavel Club (https://ncgavelclub.org) was started by Rosanna Gao, a 15 year old who attends Great Neck South High School on Long Island,