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How to prevent mass extinction in the ocean using AI, robots and 3D printers

There is currently no possibility of the world reaching the 30% target for marine protected areas (MPAs) with existing policies. Image: Unsplash/ Francesco Ungaro

Saleem Mustafa

Professor, Distinguished Fellow, Universiti Malaysia Sabah

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a chart showing the different causes of extinction for marine species
We need new solutions to reduce marine extinction. Image: Springer Link

We will not meet biodiversity goals wihtout harnessing new technologies
We will not meet biodiversity goals wihtout harnessing new technologies Image: David Burdick/WorldFish

A marine scientist diver from the University of Hong Kong’s swims above 3D-printed clay tiles, designed to work as an artificial bed for corals in the waters of Hoi Ha Wan marine park in Hong Kong.Anthony Wallace/AFP
A marine scientist diver from the University of Hong Kong’s swims above 3D-printed clay tiles, designed to work as an artificial bed for corals in the waters of Hoi Ha Wan marine park in Hong Kong.Anthony Wallace/AFP Image: Anthony Wallace/AFP
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