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To regrow coral reefs, just buzz them. They can grow ten times faster.

 

October 6, 2022

The world’s coral reefs are struggling mostly under the weight of bleaching brought on by warmer ocean waters, but also agricultural and urban runoff. Now scientists are zapping the reefs with solar electrical currents to get them to self-repair quickly — and even grow where none have existed before. And it’s working.

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