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Still Humming

After a major hurricane, it can take years for nature to recover. In this series, we look at the ways Irma has changed St. Martin, and how the island recovers—day by day and week by week. Are there any Irma survivors more amazing than our hummingbirds? For starters, these tiny birds survived the strongest storm …

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Rapid Assessment

Get an inside look at science as it happens in the Caribbean. This week we document biodiversity in St. Martin. I recently did a rapid assessment of biodiversity at two sites on St. Martin. Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) is restoring habitat there—planting native trees to make the sites better for local plants and …

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