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    putting nutrients into the sea that will help increase stocks of fish, and that also helps remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

    Large-scale experiments with ocean fertilization using iron are currently banned by the international London Convention on dumping at sea because of fears about side-effects.

    Submitted by Harris Park from United Kingdom on 19/10/2012


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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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