After Irma, Pummeled Everglades Shows Signs of Resilience


When Hurricane Irma plowed into Florida’s southwestern coast as a powerful Category 4 storm last month, it tore up seagrass beds, stripped mangrove forests of their leaves, and overall, left what looked like a trail of ecological apocalypse in its wake. But it’s now been a few weeks since the storm, and as scientists go out and assess the damage to the South Florida’s ecosystems, they’re starting to notice some bright spots.

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