Battleground Everglades

Battleground Everglades

Explores the struggle to save one of the world's most revered wetlands: The Florida Everglades. The series examines threats to Florida's ecosystem, including sea level rising, invasive plants and animals destroying delicate habitats and native species, and the difficult restoration of Lake Okeechobee, the liquid heart of the Everglades system.

All Past Episodes

Glades Warriors

26:46 | #106 | TV-G

A Miccosukee Indian preserving ancestral tradition and others offer unique perspectives on the Everglades.

Survival at Stake

26:46 | #105 | TV-G

Florida's next generation of environmental stewards trek through a cypress swamp.

Dangerous Seas

26:46 | #104 | TV-G

Sea level rise has been a world-wide threat, with South Florida at the epicenter. The effects on the delicate Everglades ecosystems include an impact on drinking water supplies and the physical coastline itself.

The Battle Over Big Water

26:46 | #103 | TV-G

Enormous challenges face the liquid heart of the Everglades's, Lake Okeechobee. New restoration efforts to reverse the damage done from harnessing nature in the name of progress may save the wetlands yet.

War on Invasive Species

26:46 | #102 | TV-G

Go behind the scenes of the fight against devastation caused by non-native plants and animal.

Algae Explosion

26:46 | #101 | TV-G

Scientists, environmentalists, and legislators discuss a toxic algae outbreak in the Everglades.

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