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New Underwater Concrete Could Help Marine Life

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Concrete structures like sea walls, breakwaters, and ports can discourage ocean life, but Israeli startup ECOncrete says its technology for sea defenses helps marine biodiversity.

Rising sea levels are boosting the need for flood defenses. But the main material used in many man-made barriers is concrete, which can inflict its own huge cost on the climate and sea life. 

In a bid to make shoreline construction more sustainable, an Israeli startup called ECOncrete has come up with a range of products that can reduce the carbon footprint of concrete and attract marine life.

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