Hawaii May Be Key Outpost for Massive Undersea Resource Rush

·By Sophie Cocke

PF Bentley/Civil Beat

UH scientists seek environmental caution as university profits off potential big-dollar mineral deposits in Pacific Ocean.

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Should we tap these deep-sea minerals? How do you feel about UH renting out its research vessels to mineral prospectors?