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OCEAN SPRAWL

Structures spread across our seas

Construction along coasts and offshore is accelerating. A new study estimates the extent of different developments and their wider influence and forecasts their expansion.

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Fig. 1: Examples of ocean sprawl considered by Bugnot et al.

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Hawkins, S.J., Firth, L.B. & Evans, A.J. Structures spread across our seas. Nat Sustain 4, 7–8 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-00598-y

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