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Hurricanes Irma and Maria take toll on coral reefs

BBC Newsday covered a recent research
trip that Howard Lasker, professor of geology, took to inspect
the damage that Caribbean coral reefs sustained following
Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In the Independent, Lasker said:
“Hurricanes generate huge waves. The effect is like
sandblasting — the waves carry sand and debris, such as bits
of broken coral, onto the reefs, striking them over and over

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05s5bty

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