Five Shouts Out

Are we there yet

Day: December 5, 2020

The unseen man-made ‘tracks’ on the deep ocean floor

(Image credit: GEOMAR/MiningImpact Project) Far from land, deep sea mining trials have left barren marks that are still there decades later, and as Richard Fisher writes, they symbolise two different timescales colliding. At the base of the Pacific Ocean, hundreds…