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Exploração das profundezas do mar preocupa como ‘última fronteira’ para mineração

Já há no mundo 30 licenças para pesquisa exploratória de vastas extensões do fundo do mar — onde impacto em habitats frágeis e desconhecidos pode ser irreversível, dizem cientistas.

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Cada vez mais escassos em terra firme, recursos naturais usados na fabricação de produtos tecnológicos com alta demanda estão fazendo a indústria se preparar para uma verdadeira “corrida” do ouro — só que no fundo do mar.
É lá que podem ser encontrados sedimentos com manganês, ferro, cálcio e outros metais, além de reservas dos chamados nódulos polimetálicos — recursos minerais usados na produção de painéis solares, baterias, artefatos bélicos e laboratoriais.
“Esses recursos são os que irão…

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Roma, dagli aerei al cinema: ecco chi è Dan Friedkin

Un impero ramificato e interessi multiformi: il texano è un imprenditore che sa guardare lontano

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Dicono che metà della gente di Houston spenderà l’eternità all’inferno. Ma Dan Friedkin sembra appartenere a un mondo di ghiaccio. La freddezza con cui il miliardario texano ha portato avanti la trattativa, imponendo i suoi silenzi alle urla di Jim Pallotta, dettando tempi, modi e costi, indica che il calcio italiano non sta per accogliere l’ennesimo americano, non sbarcheranno stivaloni bianchi da cowboy, ma una persona che il calcio italiano non ha mai avuto. E neanche il Texas, neanche Housto…

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Japan, Fiji to join Six Nations squads for eight-team tournament

Six Nations organizers announced plans for an eight-team tournament to replace the canceled November tests on Wednesday.Sources have told AFP that Japan, the 2019 Rugby …

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London – Six Nations organizers announced plans for an eight-team tournament to replace the canceled November tests on Wednesday.
Sources have told AFP that Japan, the 2019 Rugby World Cup host, and Fiji will be part of two four-team pools before a final playoff round in December.
“We are currently finalizing match schedules, operational details including venues as well as commercial arrangements. Further announcements relating to this competition are expected to be made later this month,” a s…

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Leo Cullen says rotation will be key as Leinster look to keep on winning

‘We hopefully won’t have that many weekends off because we want to continue to win games’

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Leo Cullen has strongly indicated that Leinster will probably be obliged to rotate heavily during what is an unprecedented first two months of rugby after its planned resumption, and promised that the provinces hierarchy will take good care of their frontline players.
To his credit, Cullen is not inclined toward making excuses, and saw the positives in what seems like an inordinately intense schedule of big games.
Asked if this schedule was more challenging that even the previous two World Cup…

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