Recycling decommissioned offshore oil rigs into artificial reefs is becoming popular enough to warrant a supportive New York Times article. These rigs are part of the climate change machine causing ocean acidification. In a matter of decades all the world’s reefs might be dead.
Coral reefs have always been built on the skeletons of the dead, but the dead have been previous generations of coral. In the future, the skeletons might be of the industry that killed the coral for good.