Accident leaves deep sea mining machine stranded

David Shukman, BBC News

Accident leaves deep sea mining machine stranded
Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash

The 25-tonne un-crewed device became detached from the cable linking it to a ship at the surface.

The accident happened halfway through a month-long programme of trials and research.

It comes amid heightened controversy over plans to mine the minerals contained in the seabed.

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