Underwater light intensity plays a critical role in the energy expended by the coral's symbiotic algae.
Plastic waste and CO2 are two scourges on our planet, but what if we could repurpose them into something green?
Brown algae suck up large amounts of carbon dioxide from the air each year.
Once deposited, degradation is minimal so plastics from the 1960s onwards remain on the seabed.
“I can’t tell you how special it is to hold something we never thought we’d see again,” a reseacher says.
The availability of freshwater resources is rapidly declining, which requires a rethink of our solutions.