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Everglades Restoration

The great swath of land called the Everglades never flooded before Europeans arrived. True, this 50-mile-wide, 100-mile-long section of Florida was dry in winter, then starting in spring covered with a foot or two of water. But it wasn’t flooded, … Continue reading

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Death by Hat

Florida’s Everglades are about half gone, drained over the past 80 years or so in favor of cropland and subdivisions. This is one big reason more than 90 percent of the state’s historic population of wading birds are gone, too. But … Continue reading

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