Gallery: Urban Reef: Jason deCaires Taylor Creates an Underwater Suburb...

 
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, carbon dioxide (C02) absorbed into the ocean from the atmosphere has already begun to reduce calcification rates in reef-building and reef-associated organisms by altering sea water chemistry.

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  1. charli September 26, 2012 at 9:49 am

    When will people realize that plopping more crap onto already struggling reefs is not going to help the situation. Doing so under the pretense of “art” or “conservation” is grossly misled. It doesn’t matter if it’s sculpture, discarded rail cars, or out of commission boats. It’s human garbage and it doesn’t belong there. There was coral, the same coral that’s struggling to survive, crushed under each one of those concrete slabs. Nice going.

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