Dominica forest (IMAGE) Clemson University Caption Nearly 90 percent of the trees in nine designated plots in Dominica were damaged by Hurricane Maria. Only 10 percent died immediately. Credit Benton Taylor Usage Restrictions Must credit photo License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.