Colour is part of an experiment that could one day help the ocean better absorb carbon dioxide
Some parts of the Halifax harbour turned a bright shade of pink on Thursday — for science.
Researchers with Dalhousie University added pink fluorescent dye to Nova Scotia Power’s Tufts Cove Generating Station in Dartmouth, so the colour can be tracked as it moves through the harbour over the next couple of days.
It’s part of an experiment that could one day help the ocean better absorb carbon dioxide.
“This is only a small bit, actually, in a much bigger research endeavour,” Katja Fennel, an oceanographer leading the research, told CBC Radio’s Maritime Noon on Thursday.
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