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Story Publication logo December 29, 2023

'Bright Lit Place' Episode 6: 'Land of Juice and Honey'

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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.

One way to look at Everglades restoration is as a dress rehearsal for the kind of tough work it will take to help society adapt to climate change: sustaining a political coalition, and pulling off massive engineering challenges, even as the natural conditions around us continue to change. Florida is spending more than ever on restoration, but that doesn't mean we're keeping up. And the state's bruising politics offer a cautionary tale—no amount of ribbon cutting guarantees success.

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  • 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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