saltwater intrusion http://wlrn.org en What Everyone Is Reading March 16-22 http://wlrn.org/post/what-everyone-reading-march-16-22 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If we were to create a fictional story based t</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">his week's top five stories</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, it might go something like this:</span></p><p>Traffic engineers use funds from parking meters to build the Orlando-Miami rail line. The colorful yellow meters do not actually pay the city for parking and were supposed to fund Florida’s desalination facilities. One outraged citizen got a hold of public-radio host Ira Glass, who is now producing a radio story for “This Floridian Life.”</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:33:11 +0000 Diego Saldaña-Rojas 29703 at http://wlrn.org What Everyone Is Reading March 16-22 Do You Know Where Your Water Comes From? http://wlrn.org/post/do-you-know-where-your-water-comes <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap;">If you mention “desalination,” most people probably think you mean taking salt out of seawater, and they probably think you’re talking about what happens in desert nations in the Middle East. </span></p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:40:20 +0000 Elaine Chen 29140 at http://wlrn.org Do You Know Where Your Water Comes From? Got Water? http://wlrn.org/post/got-water <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</div><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The good news from last summer's rains is that South Florida's water supply is running above average. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:47:50 +0000 Tom Hudson 28960 at http://wlrn.org Got Water? Miami Among "Most At Risk" For Sea Level Rise, Federal Climate Change Report Says http://wlrn.org/post/miami-among-most-risk-sea-level-rise-federal-climate-change-report-says <p>Florida -- and Miami in particular -- should prepare for habitat destruction, loss of cropland, increased salt-water intrusion, worsening coastal flooding, and a host of related disasters if climate change and sea level rise patterns continue, according to findings in a federal "draft climate report."</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:01:40 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9744 at http://wlrn.org Miami Among "Most At Risk" For Sea Level Rise, Federal Climate Change Report Says