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Audio long-read: Can artificially altered clouds save the Great Barrier Reef?

Can artificially altered clouds save the Great Barrier Reef? Read by Benjamin Thompson

Earlier this year, a team of researchers used a mist-machine to artificially brighten clouds in order to block sunlight above Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The project is the world’s first field trial of marine cloud brightening and is among a number of techniques and technologies being developed to save the country’s reefs from the worst effects of climate change.

This is an audio version of our feature: Can artificially altered clouds save the Great Barrier Reef?

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-02503-9

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