Creating a “Living Seawall” in San Francisco Bay

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  • The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center has launched the Living Seawall Pilot Project with the Port of San Francisco.
  • The project will test new materials and designs for San Francisco seawalls to help promote biodiversity.
  • The Center is testing three kinds of underwater tiles to allow species like Olympia oysters, rockweed and Pacific herring to thrive in what resembles their natural homes.

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