There’s an inherent catch-22 in decarbonization. Building wind turbines, solar panels, and electric cars requires the use of rare metals like cobalt and nickel. The question is: are we willing to sacrifice the health of our oceans to get them? Everything you need to know about the problem of deep sea mining in this episode with OceanCare’s Cyrill Martin.
A healthy ocean is essential to the survival of almost all life on Earth. Unfortunately, at it’s last check up, the ocean wasn’t doing so hot. Acidification, melting ice caps, pollution, and overfishing are just a few of the threats to its wellbeing. In this episode, we speak with Max Bello of Mission Blue about the policy interventions and individual actions that could pull the ocean back from the brink.