FIU Researchers offer clues into Everglades restoration future

Published Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Restoring the Florida Everglades will improve the availability of clean freshwater and the quality of habitat for wildlife while offsetting impacts of sea level rise, according to FIU researchers.

Researchers have compared the effectiveness of five different restoration scenarios, ranging from no restoration at all to full restoration implementation. They specifically looked at the effects of restoration on water flow, water quality, tree islands and wildlife.

 

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