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There are 6 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Geoengineering".

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1. What happened to Helike?

There is little to see today of Helike, just a few walls and artefacts scraped clean by archaeologists. The great Greek city, famed across the classical world, sunk into the coastal mud of the Gulf of Corinth in 373 BC during a terrible earthquake.

Tags: Archaeology, Earthquakes, Geoengineering, Geology, Hazards
2. Location, location, location

If we could trap the CO2 we produce in the deepest depths of the ocean, where should we do it? Maybe not where scientists first thought, says Josie Robinson. She explores the theory behind ocean iron fertilisation in the Southern Ocean, and describes her work on testing it.

Tags: Environmental change, Geoengineering, Oceans
3. Podcast: Carbon capture and marine life

This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Jerry Blackford and Steve Widdicombe of the Plymouth Marine Laboratory talk about the world's first carbon capture and storage leakage experiment which looks at its effects on the marine environment.

Tags: Adaptation and mitigation, Environmental change, Geoengineering, Marine life, Podcasts, Technology, UK
4. Burying carbon for good - Is the Southern Ocean up to it?

Adding iron to the Southern Ocean may not have the climate benefits that advocates of geoengineering have hoped for, a new study suggests.

Tags: Climate, Environmental change, Geoengineering, Oceans
5. Hungarian mud remedy also captured carbon

Using gypsum to neutralise the red mud released in a 2010 industrial disaster has also proved to be an effective way of absorbing carbon dioxide from the air.

Tags: Climate, Environmental change, Geoengineering, Hazards, Health, Pollution
6. Reflective crops could soften climate change blow

Shinier crops could help lessen the impact of climate change, according to new research.

Tags: Environmental change, Farming, Food, Geoengineering

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