Scientists to explain seabed mineral wealth to Wallis and Futuna communities

Sampling copper under the sea. Picture: RNZ

A delegation of French scientists is due in Wallis and Futuna to explain to locals the significance of rare earths which are found off their islands. The team, led by scientists of the IRD institute, includes anthropologists and sociolinguists who are to chart views on the possible impact of mining the minerals. The visit comes […]

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