Miami dredging caused “extensive coral mortality and critical habitat loss” for the US’ only continental reef

Miami dredging caused "extensive coral mortality and critical habitat loss" for the US' only continental reef

Researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science say that local reefs have suffered extensive damage from sediment plumes stirred up by the 16-month dredging operation at the Port of Miami. The team estimates that over half a million corals were killed - those that lived within 550 yards (500 meters) of the dredged channel.


Rachel Silverstein watches over Miami’s waterways at Miami Waterkeeper

Rachel Silverstein watches over Miami's waterways at Miami Waterkeeper - Lifestyle Media

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Port Expansion Dredging Decimates Coral Populations on Miami Coast

Port Expansion Dredging Decimates Coral Populations on Miami Coast - D-brief

Coral reefs along the Florida coastline are struggling. Disease has been running rampant among colonies in recent years, and now researchers have found that a billion-dollar dredging project that wrapped up in 2015 killed off more than half of the coral population in the Port of Miami.


Over Half A Million Corals Destroyed By Port Of Miami Dredging

Over Half A Million Corals Destroyed By Port Of Miami Dredging

A team of researchers including scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, published new findings that reveal significant damage to Miami's coral reefs from the 16-month dredging operation at the Port of Miami that began in 2013.


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The Best Things to Do in Miami This Weekend

Pride Month kicks off this weekend, and it's a special one. June 2019 coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which are widely regarded as the beginning of the modern LGBTQIA+ rights movement. To celebrate, the Arsht Center is throwing a kiki with RuPaul's Drag Race star Shangela along with many of Miami's most impressive drag queens.


Over half a million corals destroyed by port of Miami dredging, study finds

Over half a million corals destroyed by port of Miami dredging, study finds

A team of researchers including scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, published new findings that reveal significant damage to Miami's coral reefs from the 16-month dredging operation at the Port of Miami that began in 2013.


Over half a million corals destroyed by port of Miami dredging, study finds

Over half a million corals destroyed by port of Miami dredging, study finds

A team of researchers including scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, published new findings that reveal significant damage to Miami's coral reefs from the 16-month dredging operation at the Port of Miami that began in 2013.


Over Half A Million Corals Destroyed By Port Of Miami Dredging, Study Finds

Over half a million corals destroyed by port of Miami dredging, study finds

Researchers show dredging caused widespread damage to Florida's coral reefs Credit: UM Rosenstiel School and Miami Waterkeeper MIAMI-A team of researchers including scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, published new findings that reveal significant damage to Miami's coral reefs from the 16-month dredging operation at the Port of Miami that began in 2013.


Over Half A Million Corals Destroyed By Port Of Miami Dredging, Study Finds

Over half a million corals destroyed by port of Miami dredging, study finds | Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Researchers show dredging caused widespread damage to Florida's coral reefsCredit: UM Rosenstiel School and Miami Waterkeeper MIAMI--A team of researchers including scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, published new findings that re ...


Over half a million corals destroyed by port of Miami dredging, study finds

Over half a million corals destroyed by port of Miami dredging, study finds

MIAMI--A team of researchers including scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, published new findings that reveal significant damage to Miami's coral reefs from the 16-month dredging operation at the Port of Miami that began in 2013.


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