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New continent grown by corals

Coral island
New continent grown by corals
In XX century, some artificial islands were built by UAE, Japan and China, but their land reclamation technologies were rather old-fashioned: large amounts of rocks, cement or clay had to be moved to a targeted area. That's why those artificial islands were small and very expensive to build. Now, with genetically modified fast-growing corals, one can easily grow a new island with pre-designed properties. This biotech method is even used to grow a whole new continent in Pacific Ocean.
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