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A new way to "grow" islands and coastlines | Skylar Tibbits

A new way to "grow" islands and coastlines | Skylar Tibbits

Update: 2020-05-04
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What if we could harness the ocean's movement to protect coastal communities from rising sea levels? Designer and TED Fellow Skylar Tibbits shows how his lab is creating a dynamic, adaptable system of underwater structures that uses energy from ocean waves to accumulate sand and restore eroding shorelines -- working with the forces of nature to build rather than destroy.
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A new way to "grow" islands and coastlines | Skylar Tibbits

A new way to "grow" islands and coastlines | Skylar Tibbits

Skylar Tibbits