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Environment: Deep-sea mining, Poly metallic nodules, Central Indian Ocean Basin, Economic viability, Policy Challenges

Headline : Why is India pulled to deep-sea mining? Details : In News: India’s ambitious ‘Deep Ocean Mission’ (DOM), the Rs 8,000-crore plan to explore deep ocean minerals, is all set to be launched this year. Mining the deep ocean for polymetallic nodules: One of the main aims of the mission is to explore and extract polymetallic nodules. These are small potato-like rounded accretions

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