The St. Lucie: North America’s Most Biodiverse Estuary

Dr. Grant Gilmore of the Florida Oceans and Coastal Council identified hundred of species within a few miles of the St. Lucie estuary, making it North America’s most biodiverse.
Illustration: The St. Lucie is North America's Most Diverse Estuary

Threatening any estuary with toxic discharges is tragically flawed water management. But damaging the richest on our continent because Florida lacks the political will to protect our natural resources is uniquely shameful.