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

New findings reveal significant damage to Miami’s coral reefs from the 16-month dredging operation at the Port of Miami that began in 2013. The study found that sediment buried between half to 90 percent of nearby reefs, resulting in widespread coral death. Source

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