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Research leading to these findings was supported by the National Science Foundation (C.L.V.D.), Pew Charitable Trusts (C.L.V.D.), International Climate Initiative (GOBI; C.L.V.D.), Université Occidental de Bretagne and Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer (C.L.V.D., L.P.), 7th EU Framework (MIDAS #603418; J.A.A., D.O.B.J., M.G., K.M.G., P.P.E.W.), EU Horizon 2020 (MERCES #689518, D.O.B.J.) and the J.M. Kaplan Fund (L.A.L.).

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C.L.V.D. and L.A.L. received research support from Nautilus Minerals; C.R.S. received research support from UK Seabed Resources Development Limited.

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Van Dover, C., Ardron, J., Escobar, E. et al. Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining. Nature Geosci 10, 464–465 (2017).

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