Coral reefs are the Rainforests of the sea. The average reef is a live ecosystem which provides a home to almost 25 percent of all marine species, while the reefs themselves occupy less than 0.1 percent of the ocean surface.
There are also other creative ways to build artificial reefs, and dumping old metal subway cars into the ocean is one of them. Yes, you heard that right. Check this Link to see how N.Y is beautifying our waters by, not only thinking outside of the ‘box’, but also by using the ‘box’.
Enjoy this stunning collection of artificial reefs.
"Banker" by deCaires Taylor and part of the Musea Subacuatico
de Arte (MUSA) in the waters of Cancun