"The Everglades - A national park in distress" Everglades National Park by mim95
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Heading to the Everglades from Miami Beach, we passed by many new housing development and farmlands, which were very close to the park's boundary. This is one of the major reasons the Everglades received a low score in the national park rankings in the July/August 2005 issue of the National Geographic Traveler magazine. A park ranger mentioned that the water level at the marsh has been at historical low, due to overdevelopment upstream in Central Florida. Nevertheless, the Everglades still is a birdwatcher's paradise.
- Pros:A birdwatcher's paradise
- Cons:Overdevelopment is a serious threat to the park
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