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Story Publication logo November 17, 2023

'Bright Lit Place' Episode 1: 'Homeland'

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If the 20th century bent nature to human will, the 21st is about undoing the damage. This podcast...

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Image by Patrick Farrell.

For a century, the Miccosukee have watched their homeland wash away as Florida wrestled to drain the swamp. Meanwhile, the other end of the River of Grass has become a trickle. In this episode, we hear how canals and levees built to protect the coast from flooding created this imbalance—too much water in some places, and almost none in others—and brought the Everglades to the brink.


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CREDITS

  • Reported by Jenny Staletovich
  • Edited by Rowan Moore Gerety
  • Photography from Patrick Farrell
  • Sound Engineering & Original Music Composed by Merritt Jacob
  • Editing & Production by Jessica Bakeman
  • Web Design by Laura Kurtzberg and Kai Wilson

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