2020 Hurricanes Damage Vulnerable Mangroves

Published on
January 20, 2021

The work of Rosa Roman-Cuesta has been sited at NASA’s Earth Observatory Image of the Day

Central America experienced one of its most intense hurricane seasons in 2020. Two major hurricanes and a handful of other late-blooming storms took many lives, displaced hundreds of thousands of people, and caused billions of dollars in economic losses. The storms also left severe scars on the landscape, particularly in some mangrove ecosystems.