Nickel ore is loaded onto a barge in New Caledonia. | Matthieu Colin /Getty Images

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.

Published On 05/19/2017
11:06 AM EDT