Scientists brought life back to a reef by blasting underwater speakers


coral reefs

Coral reefs around the globe are dying off at a breakneck pace.
Warming ocean waters have led to “bleaching,” which is just another
way of saying that the organisms that live in and around the reefs
have left or died. It’s a major problem, and even if we can get
climate change under control, getting life to return to abandoned
reefs has proven difficult for scientists.

The challenge is immense, but a new research effort suggests
that a rather unconventional technique might do the trick.
Researchers report in Nature
Communications
that using underwater speakers has proven
effective in luring some crucial organisms back to abandoned
reefs.


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Scientists brought life back to a reef by blasting underwater
speakers
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Scientists brought life back to a reef by blasting underwater speakers