Manganese nodules found in the tropical Atlantic Ocean.  (Nils Brenke, CeNak)

Scattered along the seafloor, dense clusters of large metal lumps have been discovered by scientists trolling for deep-sea creatures between South America and Africa

The R/V Sonne, a German research ship, was several hundred miles east of Barbados when a mesh net meant to capture marine life instead...

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