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NYT: Hurricane Dorian ravaged Bahamas’ reefs

Hurricane Dorian caused catastrophic damage to parts of the Bahamas when it basically parked over the islands for several days in 2019. The amount of surface destruction it caused was unbelievable. But what researchers have recently found was that it also destroyed about 30 percent of the coral reefs there, either smashed from the powerful waves or buried under sediment and fresh water washing off the land after the heavy rains. Fortunately, some parts of the reefs did survive, which is important for the tourism needed to help rebuild the country. You can read more in the New York Times here.