Everglades Removal from Endangered List Questioned

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/14521096/14521065" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Florida Democrat Bill Nelson, who chairs a subcommittee overseeing U.N. activities, wants to know why Florida's Everglades National Park was taken off a U.N. list of World Heritage sites considered "in danger." The Interior department says the removal of the Everglades from the list recognizes progress that's been made in it restoration. Environmental groups say the decision reflects not progress, but politics.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from