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5,000 Wild New Species Discovered in Region That Ocean Mining Will Soon Devastate
The underwater Clarion-Clipperton Zone is a hotbed of undiscovered animal life, and experts say it will soon be devastated by mining efforts. Scientists have discovered thousands of new species living in a mineral-rich region of the Pacific deep sea that is poised to be extensively mined for …
Graphics show how $5.1 billion navy submarine would expand US power on the ocean floor
With an eye toward protecting sensitive assets that lie on the ocean floor, the U.S. Navy has commissioned a next-generation attack-class submarine that can sneak along the ocean floor and perform covert operations. These operations could include deploying Navy SEALS, retrieving parts from rockets …
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