How demand for cellphones and computers threatens ghostly octopod known as Casper

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 17:01 in Earth & Climate

In March 2016, the world met Casper, a milky-white deep-sea octopus that makes its home 2.5 miles beneath the ocean surface. Now, a new study suggests that the newly discovered cephalopod could be under threat from deep sea mining.  In a paper published Monday in Cell Biology, a team of researchers...

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