Nova Season 6 Episode 4 – Cashing In On The Ocean

Air Date : Feb 1 1979 | 61 Views | 0 comment(s)

Summary: The bed of the northeast Pacific Ocean is covered with a “carpet” estimated to be worth a staggering ten million dollars. These manganese nodules—the bumpy carpet—are rich not only in manganese but in the key strategic minerals: copper, nickel and cobalt. NOVA examines the debate about who owns them and who has the right to exploit their use.

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