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Photo Essay: The Re-Greening of Puerto Rico

In October 2017, Hurricane Maria tore through the forests of Puerto Rico. The immediate effects were widespread. Such powerful storms are projected to become more frequent in the tropics and subtropics as climate warms, so long-term changes could be in store as well. Three months after the storm, a team led by Columbia University forest ecologist Maria Uriarte began investigating. (All photos: Kevin Krajick)  READ THE FULL SCIENTIFIC STORY

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
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