phosphate mining firms set sights on southern africas sea
About 15% of phosphate reserves are found in volcanic (extrusive) igneous rocks. These reserves are found in Russia, Finland, South Africa and Brazil. Most phosphate reserves are from sedimentary rocks. The phosphate forms in the shallow oceans mainly due to bacterial activity, but only when several conditions are met. Their formation is pretty ... Sep 30, 2020 Thousands of activists live in fear in South Africa. They are targeted with anti-protest laws and big money lawsuits. Criminalisation and disinformation are common strategies used to repress and weaken activists, organisations and communities that protect the environment. They havent started mining the sea for phosphate as yet.