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Hurricane Maria gave ecologists rare chance to study how tropical dry forests recover from extreme weather events – BiOME Ecology Magazine
To counteract the damage hurricanes have caused to their canopies, trees appear to adjust key characteristics of their newly grown leaves, according to a year-long field study presented at the British Ecological Society’s annual conference today. When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico last year, the worst natural disaster on record to affect the U.S. territory, …