A white pelican stands in Snake Bight in Florida Bay. Last year, seagrass that provides habitat for shellfish and young fish began dying. The die-off eventually covered over 25 square miles in the bay. Scientists say a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee could provide the freshwater to stop such die-offs.
A white pelican stands in Snake Bight in Florida Bay. Last year, seagrass that provides habitat for shellfish and young fish began dying. The die-off eventually covered over 25 square miles in the bay. Scientists say a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee could provide the freshwater to stop such die-offs. Joe Rimkus Jr. Miami Herald staff
A white pelican stands in Snake Bight in Florida Bay. Last year, seagrass that provides habitat for shellfish and young fish began dying. The die-off eventually covered over 25 square miles in the bay. Scientists say a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee could provide the freshwater to stop such die-offs. Joe Rimkus Jr. Miami Herald staff

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