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New Design for Wind and Surf Break

The floating forest would feature a ramped surface with manmade "trees" protruding from it
The floating forest would feature a ramped surface with manmade “trees” protruding from it(Credit: University of Queensland)

Wind storms can cause a great deal of damage to coastal areas, producing waves that erode the shoreline and destroy facilities such as marinas. A newly-proposed “floating forest” could help, however, by blocking both the wind and the waves. read more