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Nickel ore is loaded onto a barge in New Caledonia. | Matthieu Colin /Getty Images
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Researchers on a South Pacific Island Try a New Approach to Detoxing the Ocean

Nickel mining is contaminating the waters of New Caledonia, and scientists are testing a commonly used approach for protecting metal from corrosion as a technique for removing metal from the ocean.

May 19, 2017
11:06 AM EDT