Battleground Everglades: Algae Explosion

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One of the most dramatic chapters in the long history of Everglades restoration was an enormous outbreak of toxic algae that choked delicate estuaries and rivers on Florida’s East and West coasts in 2016. Charles J. Kropke speaks with scientists, environmentalists, and legislators on all sides of the issue of an unprecedented local disaster with international implications.

Battleground Everglades explores the struggle to save one of the world's most revered wetlands: Florida's Everglades. This series follows one of the most dramatic chapters in the long history of Everglades restoration, and examines other threats to Florida’s ecosystem. Hosted by Charles Kropke.