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Scientists searching for deep-sea creatures pulled in manganese spheres from what is now being called the largest deposit of its kind in the Atlantic ocean.
As fishing and the harvesting of metals, gas and oil have expanded deeper and deeper into the ocean, scientists are drawing attention to the services provided by the deep sea, the world’s largest environment.
Five hundred miles southeast of Hawai‘i, in international waters far out of sight of any land, there are vast mineral resources 5,000 meters below the sea.
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