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The Sticky Downside of Biofouling

File image Published Jun 19, 2022 3:28 PM by China Dialogue Ocean [By David Adam] Like many English words and phrases, the description of something reliable as “copper-bottomed” has a maritime origin. It dates from the 18th century, when seafarers had long struggled with unwanted plants and animals that stuck to the wooden hulls of their ships […]