Joann Muller of Axios writes that the future of EV batteries could be found under the sea.
- The current mainstream mining process for rare earth minerals can be environmentally damaging.
- The Metals Company of Vancouver believes that they have found a more eco-friendly way to collect the materials that are needed to power EV batteries by looking to the ocean floor.
- By using a giant vacuum on the ocean floor the Metals Company can harvest rare earth minerals without blasting, drilling or digging.
- Looking to our oceans could be useful in lowering the environmental footprint of rare earth minerals.
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