Miami’s Choice: Bigger Ships or Coral Reefs? — Repeating Islands

Scott Wyland (National Geographic) writes about difficult choices in Florida, where dredging in Biscayne Bay by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is inflicting heavy damage on North America’s only coral reef tract; the operation has damaged staghorn and elkhorn coral, which are protected under the Endangered Species Act. Outside Miami‘s Biscayne Bay, coral reefs […]

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