Major hurricanes can have major impacts on marine environments and ecosystems…

 

“The loss of human life and property is well documented for major hurricanes. However, the environmental effects are less well-known.  The negative impact to caribbean ecosystems as a result of their passage may not be assessed for years, and recovery may take decades without full restoration ever being realized for generations. Although still debated, It is widely accepted that mangrove forestsreduces the impact of hurricane storm surge”…

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