The environmental cost of deep sea mining; Delays in routine cancer screenings

The environmental cost of deep sea mining; Delays in routine cancer screenings

By NPR

Here & Now Anytime

Thursday, 12 May

Electric vehicles and other new technologies that may help alleviate climate change sometimes rely on rare metals and minerals found at the bottom of the ocean. Professor Douglas McCauley is against deep-sea mining. He joins us. And, Dr. Brian Englum talks about how the pandemic-caused delays in routine cancer screenings are leading to more advanced cancers that are harder to treat.
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