Season 1: Battleground Everglades

Battleground Everglades explores the struggle to save one of the world's most revered wetlands: Florida's Everglades. Devastated by a century of drainage and development, the entire Everglades watershed is suffering from man-made pollution, habitat destruction and species decline. Many of these challenges are also facing other wetlands and waterways across the nation.

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Battleground Everglades

Glades Warriors

Host Charles J. Kropke interviews people offering unique perspectives on the Everglades.

Glades Warriors

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Battleground Everglades

Survival at Stake

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

Survival at Stake

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Battleground Everglades

Dangerous Seas

Sea level rise has been a world-wide threat, with South Florida at the epicenter.

Dangerous Seas

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Battleground Everglades

The Battle Over Big Water

Explore the huge challenges faced by the liquid heart of the Everglades, Lake Okeechobee.

The Battle Over Big Water

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Battleground Everglades

War on Invasive Species

Learn about the fight against devastation caused by non-native plants and animals.

War on Invasive Species

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Battleground Everglades

Algae Explosion

Charles J. Kropke investigates the 2016 toxic algae outbreak.

Algae Explosion