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Everglades 1990 B15 Long Pine Key

EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. — Inland "keys" like this are "tree islands" in the river of grass. They occur on slightly elevated, better drained locations that allow more upland species to flourish. Many are dominated by hardwood species. This one was dominated by slash pine (Pinus elliottii). (David M. Lawrence)

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This blog, like my dissertation, will focus on the life of Looe Key Reef specifically, ocean ecosystems in general, and on the ethics of our relationship with the natural world.

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