Climate change threatens the Everglades, Florida’s gem
By Abiodun Ogundairo
08 October 2021 | 12:25 pm
Florida's Everglades National Park, the largest wetland in the United States, is under threat from climate change and has become a battleground for one of the most sweeping ecological conservation efforts on Earth.
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