The quest for sea-floor integrity

The status of sea floors is an important part of healthy marine ecosystems and intact coastlines. We need laws and a sea-floor management regime to make the exploitation of marine resources sustainable.

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Figure 1: Multiple pressures on the sea floors.

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Markus, T., Huhn, K. & Bischof, K. The quest for sea-floor integrity. Nature Geosci 8, 163–164 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2380

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