More people have been to the moon than to the Mariana Trech, the lowest point in the ocean. For mining operations around the globe, that means it’s an unexplored area ripe for extraction. Journalist Wil S. Hylton joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the dangerous and unregulated push to pull resources from the depths of the Earth. His article “20,000 Feet Under the Sea”
appears in The Atlantic.