Everglades Threatened by City to the East, Salt Water From the West

A map that distinguishes natural from human-made features shows how both threaten Florida’s immense and unique freshwater marsh.

Florida’s famed wetlands, the Everglades, are pinched between a burgeoning Miami to the east and encroaching saltwater to the west. With sea levels rising, the immense freshwater marsh hangs in the balance. By 2100 most of this unique national treasure could be dramatically altered.

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