Artificial Reef Systems

Artificial Reef Systems

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 88 , Segment 6

Episode: Confederate Flag, Night Eating, Artificial Reefs

  • Jun 24, 2015 7:00 pm
  • 18:36 mins

Guest: Alex Goad, Reef Design Lab in Australia  Coral reefs are the “rainforests of the sea,” according to the Earth Institute at Columbia University, because they’re home to a quarter of all marine species. But the World Resources Institute says 75% of the world’s coral reefs are at risk for damage and destruction. Young Australian sculptor, industrial designer and scuba diver Alex Goad has a new project called the Modular Artificial Reef System, or MARS, and it just won him a Popular Science 2015 Invention Award.

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