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Blowing bubbles through oceans may help protect coral reefs

Blowing bubbles through oceans may help protect coral reefs

"Ocean acidification makes it difficult for corals to calcify and makes it easier to erode these skeletal remains, threatening the integrity of the entire reef," Koweek said.

Ocean acidification already taking toll on coral reef growth

Ocean acidification already taking toll on coral reef growth

The research was conducted in a lagoon on the southern Great Barrier Reef in Australia in 2014.  

Tiny motors can tackle rising carbon dioxide levels

 Nanoengineers, including one of Indian-origin, have designed tiny machines - smaller than the width of a human hair - that rapidly zoom around in water, remove carbon dioxide and convert it into a usable solid form.