How hurricanes affect deep reefs

The world’s oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth’s surface – yet the sea still contains so much mystery, because it’s extremely difficult for humans to get up close and explore even a fraction of the ocean’s depths. But there’s an elite squad of scientific divers who got closer than anyone else. Very few divers in the world are trained to go as deep as this team does – and they’ve just discovered some surprising, and unsettling, things about how hurricanes could affect our deep coral reefs.