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David Biello
David Biello is the Environment and Energy Editor at Scientific American. He is writing a book about the Anthropocene and lives in New York.
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Essay/Bioethics
Engineering the ocean

Once you know what plankton can do, you’ll understand why fertilising the ocean with iron is not such a crazy idea

David Biello