Alannah’s dreams are pitted against Hurricane Dorian when the catastrophic storm traps her in the Bahamas, stopping her plans to meet Congressman John Lewis in their tracks. Along the way, we talk diving on lost shipwrecks of the transatlantic slave trade, adapting coral reefs for climate change, and the challenges faced in the immediate aftermath of Dorian.

Background: Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas on September of 2019, taking with it at least 74 lives in the island nation that sits just 300 miles off the coast of Florida. The Category 5 storm was the most powerful recorded hurricane to every make landfall in the Bahamas, leaving a trail of destruction that will last for generations.

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