Gold Rush on the Seas: The New Blue Economy

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The ocean is our last frontier ­­ still largely unmapped and unclaimed, but that's rapidly changing. Russia, China, the US and other nations are vying for seabed and exploratory rights to resources like oil, minerals, potential life­saving medicines, alternative energy made from algae, food derived by seaweed and many more riches. Entrepreneurs are investing in new ocean-­based technologies like aquaculture, seabed mining and bio-fuels. This "Blue Economy" could generate jobs. But will the ocean be able to withstand the onslaught of its new industrial age?