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Hurricane Irma

Florida Keys Divers Surprised By What They Saw After Hurricane Irma

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Florida Keys Divers Surprised By What They Saw After Hurricane Irma

Source: Miami Herald/Kevin Wadlow - October 5, 2017

Divers making survey inspections of Key Largo’s coral reefs and shipwrecks soon after Hurricane Irma came back smiling.

“The reefs look spectacular, compared to what more…

Bombs Discriminate – Hurricanes Do Not!

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Bombs Discriminate – Hurricanes Do Not!

Source: The TerraMar Project/Ocean Crest Alliance/Joseph Ierna Jr - October 4, 2017

What is the difference between these two pictures -- Can you tell? We generally have advance warning when both are coming and there is nothing more…

Hurricanes Like Irma and Maria Devastate Not Only Communities, But the Marine Environments They Rely On

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Hurricanes Like Irma and Maria Devastate Not Only Communities, But the Marine Environments They Rely On

Source: The Conversation/Richard K.F. Unsworth/Benjamin L. Jones/Leanne Cullen-Unsworth/Lina Mtwana Nordlund - September 26, 2017

Hurricane Irma – one of the strongest on record to hit the Caribbean – recently scoured the islands leaving catastrophic damage in its wake. And more…

A Meteorologist’s List of All The Records Hurricane Irma Has Broken so Far

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A Meteorologist’s List of All The Records Hurricane Irma Has Broken so Far

Source: Huffington Post/Carla Herreria - September 14, 2017

After a week of destruction in the Caribbean, it was clear that Hurricane Irma was one for the books.

Phil Klotzbach, a meteorologist for Colorado State University, has been more…

The Need for a Coral Vault Seems More Urgent After Hurricane Irma, Especially With Jose and Katia Bearing Down

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The Need for a Coral Vault Seems More Urgent After Hurricane Irma, Especially With Jose and Katia Bearing Down

Source: Hakai Magazine/Sophie Yeo - September 13, 2017

In a laboratory on a narrow patch of land in the Florida Keys, marine biologists were collecting tiny fragments of living corals and storing them more…

How Hurricane Irma Caused Coastal Waters Off Florida to ‘Disappear’

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How Hurricane Irma Caused Coastal Waters Off Florida to ‘Disappear’

Source: Accuweather/Amanda Schmidt - September 12, 2017

Videos continue to emerge on social media that show an unbelievable weather phenomenon that occurred while Hurricane Irma pounded the Florida coast.

Ocean and bay more…

A Tragic But Powerful Opportunity For Climate Action in the US

Photo: NASA/NOAA/UWM-CIMSS/William Straka III

A Tragic But Powerful Opportunity For Climate Action in the US

Source: Huffington Post/William Becker - September 7, 2017

Congress is back at work on a formidable agenda of pressing issues. But with the West on fire, the Gulf Coast under water and Floridians more…