Reefs healing from tsunami

| 29/12/2008

(NYT):  Scientists thought it would take a decade for the coral reefs in Southeast Asia that were ravaged by the tsunami four years ago to heal, but a study has shown that some reefs have bounced back much faster. Scientists said their examination of 60 sites on 497 miles of coastline in Aceh Province in Indonesia showed that the reefs were recovering. The disaster struck on Dec. 26, 2004, and killed about 230,000 people in a dozen countries. Go to article

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