Using Sound To Breath Life Into The Ocean
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Did you know that playing the sounds of a healthy ocean can help bring life back to damaged marine environments? In places like the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, storms and climate changes have harmed the underwater world. But there’s hope!
A marine biologist, Stephen Simpson, and his team have found an interesting solution. They played recordings of a healthy ocean near damaged coral reefs using underwater speakers. The result? The fish population doubled! It’s like the sounds were calling them home.
Brittany Williams, another researcher, found that not just fish but even oyster larvae respond to these sounds. They seem to like the crackling noise of a lively reef, which helps them decide where to live.
This discovery shows us a new way to help our oceans heal. By understanding the language of the sea, we can make a difference!
See the underwater speakers in action in the video below.
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