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artificial reefs

A rig by any other name, could it be an artificial reef?

Conservation, deep sea, marine science, Natural Science, Science, Science and Sustainability, toxicologyApril 14, 2011

There are currently more than 7,500 offshore oil platforms actively probing the earth’s crust for black gold. Their relatively minimal appearance at the surface belies the shear magnitude of human construction beneath the waves. Oil platforms are among the world’s tallest man-made┬ástructures. Compliant tower platforms reach up to 900 meters in depth (in contrast, the […]

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