COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Could the humble sea urchin hold the key to carbon capture?
Description: The discovery that sea urchins use Nickel particles to harness carbon dioxide from the sea could be the key to capturing tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere. Experts at Newcastle University, UK, have discovered that in the presence of a Nickel catalyst, CO2 can be converted rapidly and cheaply into the harmless, solid mineral, calcium carbonate. [Source: Newcastle University]
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Source: Newcastle University
Publish Date: 2/5/2013
Reading Level: Basic
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