The nation of Fiji is struggling to recover from the staggering blow Tropical Cyclone Winston delivered on February 20 when the mighty storm made landfall at Category 5 strength on multiple islands. The storm killed at least 42 people, making it the deadliest in Fiji history. The damage estimate of $468 million makes it the most expensive tropical cyclone in South Pacific history.
By seeing which ecosystems are experiencing the most change at the plant level, scientists hope they will be able to make better predictions.
Bleaching events triggered by CO2 emissions will make oceans acidic and hostile for coral growth, new studies say